1997 Kronos Cabernet 3.0L Painted Label

1997  Kronos Cabernet 3.0L Painted Label


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Kronos Vineyard Cabernets are unique for their intensity of dark, brooding plum, cassis and blackberry fruit, floral notes on the nose and a wonderful broad, silky feel in the mouth.  The 1997 vintage is a precious jewel in a string of great vintages from the 1990’s.  A warm, early spring was followed by a moderate, even summer allowing the fruit to reach optimal maturity slowly.  The 1997 has delightfully layered earthy, chocolate, anise, coffee and tar notes to complement its juicy fruit flavors for a remarkably complex wine.    ~ Cathy Corison


California Grapevine
Medium-dark ruby; attractive, intense, complex, spicy, cedary, ripe currant, blackberry, and cassis aroma with a note of black pepper; full body; big, rich, concentrated, dense, cedary, ripe currant and black cherry fruit flavors with hints of tar and coffee; medium-full tannin... lingering aftertaste.  Very highly recommended.    February-March 2001