2019 Hafner Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
The wine is visually stunning with a very dark, almost opaque purple center that bleeds into a bright garnet rim. While unmistakably new world, the nose is dominated with the non-fruit aromas of black olive, rosemary, black tea leaves and dark forest floor. In the mouth there are flavors of black currant, red plum, black cherry and kalamata olive. All classic markers of Alexander Valley and Clone 6 Cabernet. The wine finishes with both medium plus tannin and medium plus acidity which indicates a wine that will age. Incredibly well-integrated wood for a wine this young provides a modest pedestal for the balanced flavors above.