Round Pond 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford, Napa Valley
Located in the acclaimed Rutherford region of Napa Valley, California, Round Pond is a family-owned and operated estate designed world-class vineyards, gardens and orchards. In an area renowned for the depth and complexity of its Cabernet Sauvignon, the extraordinary artisan olive oils, vinegars, and limited-production wines produced from the estate reflect the family’s dedication to crafting the finest specialty food items while working to preserve the natural integrity of this esteemed property.
All of the fruit is organically or sustainably farmed and hand-harvested. By combining the best of the old with the best of the new, Round Pond strives to create modern classics. This estate Cab score 92 points in the Wine Advocate who said "Round Pond's 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is pure grace and silkiness on the palate. Sweet floral and spice notes meld into expressive red berries as this refined, beautifully proportioned wine shows off its pedigree. The 2009 has a little more textural depth and immediacy than the 2008, but a touch less grip and overall tension."