The Herb Lamb Cabernet tastes like no other wine we have ever made. This shows its terroir perhaps more clearly than any other Cabernet from 2014. On the nose there is copious cassis, dark chocolate and unique to this site some hints of bay leaf. The palate is quite dense and rich but seems to be reaching back to an old world profile more so than the rest of the Cabernets. This exhibits more of the dusty/earthy side of Cabernet with hints of charcoal, lavender and bitter sweet chocolate. A beautiful and truly unique expression of Cabernet.
The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Herb Lamb Vineyard, which comes from the old top of the vineyard site where Ann Colgin used to buy fruit, shows créme de cassis notes, some bay and tobacco leaf notes, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, excellent ripeness, and lots of fruit. It should drink well early and last for 15-20 or more years.