Silenus, Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California, USA, 2012
Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Platinum - Best in Show: Best Red Bordeaux Varietals
96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc
A beautifully structured and harmonised nose brings complex scents of ripe blueberry, black cherry, mint and chocolate, with some animal, undergrowth hints. The silky palate has powerful tannins that mix velvet and grip, peppery red fruit, bell peppers and clove notes and a sensual finish.