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2006 Paul Hobbs Winery Cabernet Sauvignon "Dr Crane Vineyard"

Winery: Paul Hobbs Winery

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Dr Crane Vineyard"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: St. Helena

State or country: CA

Price: $165

Cases produced: 630

KWG Score: 94.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: September 26, 2009

Wine Review: This pitch black colored Cab opens with a very fragrant black currant bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, well balanced, and elegant. The flavor profile is a luscious spicy blackberry with notes of blueberry. The finish is dry and its well managed fine tannins drift away nicely. This extraordinary wine would pair perfectly with filet mignon. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: This powerhouse Cabernet Sauvignon is black/garnet in color and bursting with aromas of red currant and espresso, complemented by subtle smoky, savory notes. The weighty palate commands attention with pure, concentrated, sinuous layers of red and black fruits, mocha, dried herbs and tar. Hints of vanillin and clean earth complement big, chewy tannins on an enduring finish.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Paul Hobbs 2006 Dr Crane Cabernet.

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