Oak woodlands are currently a pretty hot topic in Paso Robles. This is a single vineyard offering (not labeled as such) from the famed Live Oak Vineyard in Willow Creek. Live Oaks represent the majority of Oaks locally. Of course, we age our Reserves in the finest French Barrels (a different Quercus species) for up to 18 Months. 90.6% Cab & 7.3% Petit Verdot, Live Oak Vineyard. 2.1% Tannat Dodd vineyard.
93 Pts. Wine Enthusiast Feb 2017.
90 Pts. Jeb Dunneck, Wine Advocate, Aug 2016.
"The 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (90% Cabernet, 7% Petit Verdot and the rest Tannat) offers lots of black fruits, toasty oak, licorice, incense and graphite to go with a medium to full-bodied, rounded, supple style on the palate. It has beautiful fruit."