2011 Aquinas Cabernet Sauvignon

86Black cherry, tobacco leaf, and cocoa waft up from the glass. Blackberry and black raspberry lead on the palate. Cocoa, black cherry, and tobacco leaf show on the mid-palate, and the raspberry and leaf linger on the finish. Tannins are powdery. Acids give a tart zing. Drink with pot roast. Recommended. 86.

WHO: Aquinas
WHAT: Cabernet Sauvignon
WHERE: California, Napa Valley
WHEN: 2011