In the glass, this Alexander Valley Cab has a BIG black plumb core that slowly edges out into an electric halo….
When I stick my nose in the glass I’m hit with a fudge coated maraschino cherry thing that I’m OBSESSING over ———> Another sniff brings out blackberries and some of the sweet cedar wood that you’d come to expect of a Cali Cab….
A drink starts rich with black cherries and cola before more of the blackberries that I got on the nose ———-> The mid-palate shows some dusty oak before going all powdered chocolate with a dried cocoa note before a looooooong finish structured by soft tannic acid that carries a blueberry and anise ending ….
Optima Winery has been blowing my socks off lately and this Alexander Valley Cab Sauv is a perfect example why…. This thing’s got LOADS of black fruit with the great structure and seductive woodiness that every Cab connoisseur is sure to gush over…. 🎧🎧🎧 Pair this Cali Cab with a lil 2 Pac – California Love
2014 Optima Winery “Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon” Sonoma CA