Integrated, elegant flavors characterize this full-bodied Cab from premium producer Beau Joubert. Mocha and blackberry on the nose and palate, paired with soft, smooth tannins, create layers of flavor that linger. A wine with dimension and class.— S.K.
This opens with herbal aromas of menthol, rosemary, sage and black pepper that frame the red berry and cherry core. The palate boasts ample acidity and medium tannins which, coupled with the ripe fruit flavors, result in a crushed-velvet texture. Clean and enjoyable now.— L.B.
Crushed violet petals, plum, roasty coffee and cocoa dusted black cherry aromas all welcome you on the bouquet of this wine. The round mouth is just as opulent and inviting, with more dark fruit and mocha notes backed by sweet spice. Tasty and easy to drink.— L.B.
A complex palate and lingering finish give this wine serious appeal. Tropical fruit aromas and a combination of minerals and lush fruit in the mouth offer elegant balance. The wine has a delicious, mouthcoating appeal but still offers a spin of fresh, clean flavors. Versatile with food—from rich to spicy.— S.K.
A wonderful wine for the price, with aromas of berry and plum wrapped in tobacco leaf and coffee. Smooth and full in the mouth, this dry wine’s flavors of dark berry, coffee and graphite are touched with balsam, showing character and complexity. A hint of lemon creeps through on the finish. Imported by DC Imports LLC.— M.D.
There’s a lush, decadent edge to this wine, thanks to heady aromas of vanilla cream, chocolate-covered raspberry and boysenberry preserves. The palate shows more restraint, with textured, fruit-skin flavors of plum and cherry that finish slightly chewy. Enjoy this now.— L.B.
Delicate mint aromas play alongside notes of bittersweet cocoa powder, dried blackberry and date. Mouth-coating tannins provide a firm structure to the medium-weight mouth, while a touch of black pepper spice remains after swallow.— L.B.
A lush nose with dark berries, cinnamon, cedar and pepper notes leads on this friendly Cabernet from Beau Joubert. An overall spicy tobacco sweetness, balanced by red berry fullness, shows on the palate. The finish is long with a peppery spin.— S.K.