Cain Five 2003

$113.99

SKU 08180

750ml

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Ripe and balanced, with floral notes, the wine is a bit tighter and slightly less evolved than the 2002-which suggests that our 2003 Cain Five will age extremely well. It will drink well now and in the next few years. This is a firmly structured wine-the nose is discretely subtle, a very pure cassis is hiding in the background (which bodes well)-it sings a quiet, clear note all the way through to the end. The full, sweet entry fills out to a satisfying mid-palate, leading to a long, smooth finish.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Cain
  • ws84

Wine SpectatorCreamy oak, dried currant and loamy earth flavors are intense, concentrated and, given the narrow flavor profile, well-proportioned. Ends with dry, herbal tannins. Decant. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Drink now through 2012. 5,917 cases made.

James Laube, 2007