Introducing the 2012 Morlet Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Mon Chevalier, a captivating red wine from the esteemed Knights Valley appellation in Sonoma, California. With its deep, vibrant red color and enticing aromas, this wine is a true embodiment of elegance and power.
Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Mon Chevalier is a blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 3% Merlot, and a touch of Malbec and Petit Verdot. This carefully curated blend showcases the unique characteristics of each varietal, resulting in a harmonious and complex wine.
On the nose, this wine offers a bouquet that is both alluring and refined. Sweet white chocolate notes mingle with blackcurrant, creating a captivating combination. Subtle mineral nuances add depth and intrigue to the aromatic profile, enticing the senses and setting the stage for what is to come.
On the palate, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Mon Chevalier impresses with its full-bodied and opulent style. The wine envelopes the tongue with its velvety texture, delivering a symphony of flavors. Ripe blackcurrant takes center stage, accompanied by hints of dark chocolate and a touch of exotic spice. The tannins are well-integrated, providing structure and balance to the wine's rich fruit profile.
This wine can be enjoyed now, revealing its immediate charm, or cellared for the next 10+ years to experience its full potential. The 15.0% alcohol content adds depth and warmth, without overpowering the wine's finesse.
Renowned wine critic Robert M. Parker, Jr. awarded the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Mon Chevalier an impressive score of 92 points. His tasting note describes the wine as open, round, and light, further highlighting its approachability and allure.
Indulge in the splendor of the 2012 Morlet Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Mon Chevalier and allow this wine to transport you to the breathtaking vineyards of Knights Valley. With its impeccable balance and captivating flavors, this wine is a true testament to the artistry and passion of Morlet Family Vineyards.