Whitehall Lane 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Leo Estate MAGNUM
2013 Whitehall Lane Cabernet Sauvignon Leonardini Estate Napa Valley (1.5 Liter bottling)
NVWE Notes: This outstanding young Cabernet is deep, seductive and classy to the nose, where dark cherry, black currant, blackberry, toasted black fig, bitter chocolate, tobacco, baking-spice and laurel scents are all discernible. It proves palate-coating and every bit as complex in the mouth, as sandalwood, cedar, nut husk, clove, peppered bouillon, licorice root, date sugar, black tea and hints of leather and rosemary frame-in a richer core of black currant, mulberry and black fig. The finish is ultra-long and appropriately grippy beneath the gorgeous layers of fruit and spice. It’s virtues expand dramatically with airing, and after a while, black cherry and blueberry emerge as the main themes. Expect, at minimum, four years of steady growth and plenty of life beyond. Blended with 6% Petite Verdot. (These notes were written at the time of this bottlings original release).