2016 Peter Michael Winery Au Paradis
Region: Napa Valley
Cépage: Cabernet Sauvignon (76%); Cabernet Franc (24%)
Size: 750 ml
Rating(s): 94 (RP); 99 (JD); 99 (JS)
"The 2016 Au Paradis is borderline perfection in a glass and shows the incredible quality both of this estate and the vintage. Tons of blackcurrants, smoked tobacco, savory spice, dried earth, and graphite notes all emerge from this full-bodied, structured, concentrated effort that reminds me of a First Growth Pauillac. With building tannins and incredible purity of fruit, it’s going to benefit from 4-5 years of bottle and keep for three decades."
Jed Dunnuck (JD) - 06/19