Kathryn Kennedy 2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Cruz Mountains)

#69 Enthusiast 100 2016
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A thoroughly elegant, serious and yet immensely enjoyable wine that stays lively many days after opening, this bottling from a regional icon shows dried violets, dried strawberry, crushed pepper and touches of leather and soy on the wondrous nose. Lithe black plum and elderberry fruits ride along a tight but forgiving tannic structure, with support from crushed gravel, asphalt, potpourri, sandalwood and cedar flavors. Matt Kettmann

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