i-winereview.com: 91 points - "richly flavored with ripe blackberry, cassis, spice, and leather. It is soft and round on the palate with a
Cross Creek Winery
A Premier "Micro-Boutique" Winery
Grown in Sonoma Valley California with wine production in Austin Texas
Vineyard location - Upper Nelligan Road, Glen Ellen, CA
"This is an amazing vineyard in Sonoma Valley high on top of the Mayacamas Mountains in Glen Ellen. From the vines you can see both Bodega Bay and Mt. Tam and S.F. The grapes taste like dark cassis and mint. The Clone and root stock choices were perfect for this amazing location."
Sonoma Valley Wine and Food Critic, Robert Maoilriain
09 Cabernet Sauvignon: Beautiful purple red cassis color. Nose is concentrated with ripe plum and cassis aromas but also some chocolate and coffee aromas.
From a recent barrel tasting
Estate vineyard management since 1993, wine production since 1996
Owners: Tania and Richard Schwartz
Winemaker: Richard Schwartz