Terlato Vineyards Cardinal's Peak 2009
Wine EnthusiastThis blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc exemplifies the Terlato style, which is classic, complex and drinkable early. It has rich, thick tannins and flavors of blackberries, mocha and cedar. The finish is long and spicy.
Wine SpectatorComplex, with a mix of spice, loamy earth, dried herb and berry accompanied by a touch of sage and chicory, and ending with a drying aftertaste. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2023. 896 cases made.