+ GRAPES: 93.3% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3.8% Petit Verdot, 2.3% Cabernet Franc, 0.5% Merlot, 0.1% Malbec
+ FUNDAMENTALS: Organic.
+ PROFILE: I'm silky. Boysenberry, blackberry, dark cherry, baking spice, dried lavender and thyme. Black tea, dusty earth, spiced oak on the juicy finish with refined tannins.
+ THE VINEYARD: Founded in Oakville, California in 1885 and restored in 1979, Far Niente is consistently recognized as a benchmark producer of Napa Valley Chardonnay and Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
+ KNOW THE SCORE: Should you be so inclined: Wine Enthusiast - 96 points