"The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is a bit more powerful and structured than the 2009. It has less of the early appeal of its older sibling, but plenty of pleasure waiting in store. Smoke, licorice, blackberries and sweet spices are supported by firm, insistent tannins. This is a beautiful, striking wine. 2015 - 2030"
94+ points, Antonio Galloni, Dec 2012
"Heidi Barrett has always done marvelous work with Cabernet Sauvignon, and this opaque purple-coloured, rich 2010 displays classic notes of smoky creme de cassis intermixed with hints of wood smoke and spice, impressive purity and texture, and a full-bodied mouthfeel. It is built for 10-20 years of aging."
93 points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, Oct 2013
"The 2010 Cab has a dark, dense, rich ruby red colour. Aromas are intense; deep ripe wild blackberry and black cherry, currants, and toasty caramel sweetness from a mix of new and used French oak barrels. Hints of fresh roasted espresso beans and spice leads to a silky yet vibrant mouthful of delicious Cabernet. The wine opens up in the glass and just keeps growing so enjoy the ride! Flavours across the palate mirror the aromas with a seamless, dense yet silky impression. Lightly mouth coating tannins linger in the strikingly long finish, adding structure and texture without dryness. The overall impression is of a big luxurious Cabernet with impeccable balance and finesse. The blend has Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc in proportions to complete a beautiful, classically made, age worthy Napa Valley Cab Sauv. Enjoy!"
Heidi Peterson Barrett