The oak gets far out front on this 100% Cabernet that all hails from Double Canyon Vineyard. The notes of dill, vanilla and coconut overpower the sweet, succulent cherry and herb flavors. There's quality fruit in the bottle but ultimately the oak distracts from it.
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