Vivid aromas of blackberries, fresh plum and chocolate follow through to rich flavors of black cherries, fresh berry pie and notes of black tea. The wine is well structured with a juicy mouthfeel and a full, lingering finish.
Aromas of boysenberry and cassis provide a bright fruit foundation to light floral and sweet milk chocolate notes. The palate finds more fullness of flavor in ripe blackberry and dark stone fruit, interwoven with black licorice and cocoa powder. The plush, full mouthfeel finds structure in well-integrated tannins and draws out to a consistent, lengthy finish.
The Chateau St. Jean Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon has bright, vivid aromas of blackberry and boysenberry fruit along with brown spice notes clove and nutmeg. The nose leads to a generous, well-structured wine with a ripe fruit core and warm vanilla crème. The rich and flavorful palate has smooth tannins and a lingering finish.