Winemaker's Notes COMMENTARY: The 2017 Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Cabernet Sauvignon is one of California's best Cab deals under $20. TASTING NOTES: This wine is attractive, and it delivers. Enjoy is pleasing aromas and flavors of black fruit and mineral notes with prime rib. (Tasted: December 13, 2019, San Francisco, CA)
Critical Acclaim 2017 -Robert Parker - 90 points The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Vintner's Reserve is a blend of 92.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec, 1.5% Petit Verdot and 1% Merlot, aged 12 months in 65% French and 35% American oak (14% new overall). Deep ruby-purple, it opens with cassis, grilled black plum, blueberries, vanilla bean and pie spices with red fruit sparks. Medium to full-bodied, it offers great flavor intensity, a grainy frame and juicy acidity to lift the long finish. This is approachable right out of the gate and great value. 163,442 cases produced.