The smooth, great wave of Gnarly Head Cab brings a rush of blackberries, cedar, vanilla and cigar box aromas. As you "drop in" for your first taste, flavors of rich, juicy cherries, blueberries and cocoa fill the palate. Supported by medium tannins, the flavor lingers like a long,smooth and invigorating ride on a perfect wave. Winery
Vivid ruby. Intense red and dark berry aromas are given depth by a hint of licorice. Sappy and broad on entry, then tighter in the mid-palate, offering juicy black raspberry and cherry flavors and a touch of white pepper. Finishes with good lift, cut and persistence, leaving an intense dark berry note behind. This wine isn't shy about the fruit.
89 Points Stephen Tanzer
Glass-staining ruby. Aromas of blackberry, boysenberry, smoky minerals and white pepper, with a suggestion of candied rose. Supple on entry, then firmer in the mid-palate, with vibrant flavors of black and blue fruits and floral pastilles. Finishes with powerful blue fruit and spice notes and very good length.
90 Points Stephen Tanzer
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