1995 Smith & Hook Cabernet Sauvignon
Santa Lucia Highlands, California
 
WB Rating: 86

 
Alcohol by volume: 13.0%
Price at time of purchase: $20.00 (from winery)
 
Type: Cabernet / Bordeaux
Principal varietal(s): 85% Cab, 10% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc

A solid Cabernet. Somewhat weedy, herbal nose but with nice red currant and cherry notes along with a chocolate or coffee component. Medium-length finish with fairly low tannin, though Smith & Hook wines tend to age and develop for 10 - 15 years. - HK 2001-11-26

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