This distinctive Bordeaux style blend is complemented by the “Rutherford Dust” characteristics of this historic Napa Valley appellation. The style is created to broaden and fine tune the palate as well as extend the finish. The Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon, produced since the inception of Pine Ridge in 1978, reflects the attention to detail afforded the entire portfolio of fine wines. The Pine Ridge estate-grown Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon is blended in the Bordeaux style with 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 6% Malbec and 1% Petit Verdot.
This Cabernet is very aromatic with layers of red cherry, blackberry and blueberry is marked by mixed aromas of coffee, tobacco and vanilla. Elegant in structure and balance, this medium to full-bodied Cabernet is teeming with sweet cherry, currant, vanilla and tobacco flavors with firm, cloaking tannins giving way to an extended finish of berries and toasty oak. This wine may be enjoyed now or cellared for ten years.
Recommended Food Pairings:
Grilled Steak with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Red Wine Braised Short Ribs served over Creamy Polenta
Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles