OBSIDIAN RIDGE CABERNET SAUVIGNON, CALIFORNIA 2019
Varietals: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Lake County, California
Tastes Like: The Estate Cabernet is the signature wine of Obsidian Ridge and embodies the complexity and wildness of the site. The structure and intensity of upper blocks is complemented by aromatics and acidity of cooler blocks. Aromas of freshly-cut red cherries with hints of cinnamon and spice. Flavors of mulberry and plum, woven with dried oregano and chapparal, are supported by a rich texture of fine, leathery tannins.
Pairs With: Huge juicy steaks or burgers. Or sitting near a fire pit. Or both!
What the Pros Say: Wine Enthusiast - 93 Points: " Significantly tannic but also flavorful enough to pull it off, this full-bodied wine is a good candidate for further aging. It brims with black currant, graphite and black cherry flavors that are vivid but not overblown, achieving good balance and complexity. Aged for 18 months in 40% new Hungarian oak barrels, it should be best from 2026."