Turnbull Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2020, Napa Valley, California

2020 vintage: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec. 40% Amoenus Vineyard, Calistoga, 31% Leopoldina Vineyard, Oakville, 18% Turnbull Home Vineyard, Oakville, 11% Fortuna Vineyard, Oakville. Each vineyard site lends its own voice and signature to the resulting blend. The fingerprint of the famous Fortuna Vineyard shines through in this wine, providing tart, fresh red fruits and spice box components; Amoenus Vineyard lends dark cherry tones and mid-palate width; Leopoldina Vineyard provides structure, texture, and dense black fruit; Our Home Vineyard, which surrounds our historic winery, brings fresh red fruit and focus. Tasting notes: Notes of Bing cherries, blackberries, and spicy red currants draw the nose to deeper tones of black figs, dark chocolate, cedar, and sage. The palate satisfies aromatic promises, as deftly balanced tannins highlight impressive acid lift, freshness, and tension, while boasting richness and roundness through the finish.