Vina Robles

Vina Robles Cabernet “Huerhuero Vineyard”, Paso Robles, California, 2008.

Grape 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Petit Verdot.   Facts It’s quite unusual that such a high % of Petit Verdot (by itself) is added to a Cab, even though it is one of the “Bordeaux grapes”. Petite Verdot is thought to even pre-date Cabernet in Bordeaux. The grape bears juice which is rich in color, high in tannins, spicy, and when young is said to give an aroma of bananas. The 2008 vintage of the…

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