"90 Points- Wine Spectator. The aromas offer notes of boysenberry, herb and barrel spices. With 11% Syrah blended in, the blue and black fruit flavors are lush and fruit forward, with soft tannins, a silky mouthfeel and a sustained sense of balance. Best Buy"
"Elegant smoky tones lead to notes of currant, dried herbs and hints of pepper. The supple texture is complemented by flavors of cedar and dark fruits."
"With an intense and clear deep ruby red colour, this wine presents a marked bouquet of ripe berries and plums with herbaceous and slightly spicy notes. It is fresh to the palate, with good acidity and firm velvety tannins confirming all the previous fruitiness."
"92 Points- Wine Spectator. Fairly rich and concentrated, with excellent depth and a range of flavor built around dark berry, mocha, espresso, cedar and tobacco notes, turning graceful mid-palate and ending with a persistent finish. Offers ripe, interwoven tannins. Drink now through 2024."
"91 Points - Wine Spectator. A rich, sturdy, muscular style, with plenty of finesse and refinement. Offers a dark fruit core, with spice, cedar, dusty herb and earth notes. Taut tannins add to the texture and mouthfeel. Drink now through 2028"
"90 Points- Antonio Galloni. Lively red and dark berry scents are complemented by hints of anise, rose oil and mocha. Sweet and expansive in the mouth, offering intense raspberry and cherry flavors and a touch of peppery spices. At once rich and energetic, this Cabernet Sauvignon finishes with nervy cut, supple tannins and a subtle touch of sweet berry fruit."
"Rich and full-bodied, Columbia Winery's Cabernet Sauvignon is well-structured with firm tannins and ripe dark fruit flavors of blackberry and black currant layered with notes of toasty oak and cocoa. Try Columbia Cabernet alongside hearty stews, roasts or wild game meats."
"Flavor notes of cherry and chocolate combine with sweet toasty oak for this full-flavored wine with a long complex finish."
"This wine has a brilliant red violet color. It displays aromas of ripe fruit like cherry, plum, tobacco and spices. The palate is round, fruity with pleasant tannins, representing faithfully the character of the variety. Pair with red meats and cheeses."
"91 Pts. - Wine Enthusiast The fruity concentration on this Cabernet is amazing. It just explodes in blackberries, blueberries and cassis liqueur. Meanwhile, 80% new French oak, in which the wine aged for nearly two years, brings strong notes of caramel and vanilla. The tannins are ripe and strong."