Austin Hope Winery, Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon (2016)
Austin Hope has a simple goal: to make spectacular, estate grown Syrah and Grenache.
Aiming that high requires a dedication to quality at every step in the winemaking process. From the care taken in planting the Hope Family Vineyard, to the choice of coopers for barrels. That goal is more than a marketing slogan: it flows directly from the natural advantages of a perfect growing location in the Templeton Gap district of Paso Robles; the intense, flavorful fruit that comes from hand-farming the vineyard; and the skills of a highly talented winemaking hand overseeing it all.
These are wines to be proud of, wines to be enjoyed, wines with the elegance of the Old World and the power of the New.
Deep ruby in color, the 2015 Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon expresses aromas of freshly picked black currants, ripe black cherries and blackberries, with subtle notes of violets, mocha and dried spices. On the palate, it’s a big, powerful, modern- styled wine layered with heaps of juicy blackberry and cherry fruit, while nuances of cedar, clove, nutmeg and vanilla bean
round out the long smooth nish. It’s full-bodied and rich, balanced by fresh acidity and firm, polished tannins.