Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
WineryChateau St. Jean
Bottle Size750 ml
Aging Program18 months barrel aging in 66% French and 33% American oak. 40% new oak.
Oak OriginFrench and American
Blend96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc, 2% Merlot
The Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon is a big, luxurious red wine in the tradition of Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2012 growing season was long, warm, and mild, producing uniformly ripe and lush grapes. These grapes produce a red wine with striking aromas of boysenberry, blackberry, and cinnamon. The rich promise on the nose is fulfilled in a decadent mouthfeel on tasting, with fresh berry compote and baking spice flavors. This red wine has good structure, is well balanced, and has an elegant finish.
Taste SummaryBerry, Blackberry, Cinnamon
Wine QualitiesBig, Fruity, Rich, Spicy