Elyse Tietjen Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2004
Wine EnthusiastRipe and expressive, with a gentle, velvety mouthfeel, this is marked by some firm, dry tannins that suggest moderate aging. There's some good spicy cherry and blackberry flavor, along with the sweet vanilla and cedar from considerable new oak.
Wine SpectatorSmooth, rich and fleshy, building intensity and concentration, with a touch of bay leaf, mint and dried currant. Ends with drying tannins. Drink now through 2013. 386 cases made.