Smoky, dusty, elegant cab with some gutsy tannins to it. Dark fruit like currants, prunes and some lighter blackberry flavors. Not for the wine weak of heart — let it breathe in a glass for an hour before drinking. 4 stars out of 5. Sweetness=1 out of 10 (dry to sweet). $25
Taylor is a self-proclaimed Southern foodie, turned Californian food, wine, and gardening hipster.