2011 The Crusher Cabernet Sauvignon Wilson Vineyards Clarksburg
This dark red brick-colored wine has enticing aromas of raspberries and plums with the signature Wilson Vineyards spice. Lively dark fruit comes through on the palate with a focused dry blackberry profile, full of secondary nuances. There is a great deal of background complexity to this wine, with notes of fresh coffee and dusty, sweet leather— dark, rich flavors that give this wine a bold, masculine character.The final balance between dark jammy fruit and dusty, earthy dryness is both alluring and satisfying. A full-bodied Cabernet, the finish is long with a core of well-ripened tannins.