A complex wine with concentrated aromas beginning with cassis, black plums, ripe blackberries, cherry cordial, dark chocolate, cigar box, slight hints of tar and eucalyptus. This full and luscious palate follows the descriptors well with a silky smooth entry, full and ripe mid palate leading to a long spicy finish indicative of fine mountain-grown fruit.
Limited quantities of Magnums
Recent tastings have shown that time has really blessed this wine, our very first vintage. Wonderful aromas of blackberry fruit overlay dark chocolate, coffee and exotic notes of brown spice. The palate is rich and concentrated with black fruit flavors which marry seamlessly with an artfully crafted structure. We just found a couple of cases in the back of the cellar!
A complex aria of blackberry and cherry tinged with black pepper and spice fills the nose. Further study reveals chocolate, mocha, milk chocolate and vanilla, which makes for delightful anticipation of the flavors to come. The tannins are restrained for Diamond Mountain, yet significantly rich with grip and some astringency. French oak gifts spice notes and a mouthfeel that is medium to full; very balanced and proportional and it carries itself gracefully. Blackberry, chocolate, cassis… this wine evolves and changes in the glass to reveal octaves of depth and character, making it a thrill to drink and discuss.
The 2014 Frisson Napa Cabernet Sauvignon is the quintessential expression of the Cabernet grape. The wine has an unbridled, youthful quality of plum, black cherry and olallieberry fruit that is balanced by an elegant layer of cedar, tobacco leaf and Thai basil in both the nose and on the palate. A bit headstrong, and beautifully balanced, this velvety, unctuous Cabernet embodies the best of the vineyard. With its perfectly ripe fruit, just the right amount of oak and rich tannins, the 2014 Frisson Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon should enjoy a good, long life.
Seductive aromas of coffee, black currant and blueberry are laced together with hints of vanilla that drift onto the palate which dances with layers of complex flavor. Espresso chocolate, dark berry fruits and rich brown spice thrill you with delight. The wine is balanced with a dense yet supple tannin finish.
Wonderful aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry and dark chocolate are woven together with a seductive cardamom spice and mocha oak. The palate is layered with flavors of dark cherry and coffee that dance effortlessly on the palate finishing with a harmonious tannin balance.