1981 Vintage Tasting Notes
One of the earliest harvests in Napa Valley history. A very mild winter with lower-than-average rainfall gave way to early bud break and hot weather in June. The wines produced were lean, elegant, and quite long-lived.
Cabernet Sauvignon 93% and Cabernet Franc 7%
22 Months in new French oak
Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: no further aging needed for this wine.