Etude Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2004
Inviting aromas of black plum, blueberry, and licorice leap from the glass and lead to layers of gingerbread spice and mint. The palate is full of dark fruit supported by supple tannins that are long and fine. Full-bodied, powerful, and opulent, it can be drunk now or cellared for 15 or more years.Heady pure fruit aromas of dark red fruit, black plum, black cherry and mocha leap from the glass of this classic Cabernet Sauvignon and lead into layers of warm baking spices and anise. The palate is full of rich fruit supported by supple tannins that are long and fine. An opulent Cabernet Sauvignon with powerful structure and intensity that underscores why this varietal is one of the major pursuits at Etude. 98% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc. Founded in 1982 by Tony Soter, Etude ("study") is a classical music composition with a technical focus that allows the musician to practice a particular technique. Similarly, Etude's wines are the product of deliberate concentration on the instructive variables of the craft. In 2002, the estate vineyard was built to encompass a long-term concept of sustainability that includes sensitivity to the environment and minimal impact on neighbors and the community. "Fish-Friendly Farming" has been implemented to restore and sustain fish habitat and improve water quality. Special care has been given to maintain native flora and fauna, including hundreds of California Oaks, Live Oaks, and California Bay trees. There are also animal corridors throughout the property as well as owl boxes for the native owls to use. The classic, deep ruby/purple-tinged 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa offers aromas of tobacco leaf, cedar, black currants, tar, licorice, and espresso.
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