Michael Pozzan Alexander Valley Special Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
This alluring Cabernet opens with aromas of root beer, dark plum, and sweet saddle leather. The dense, lush flavors sing with juicy black cherry, blackberry, and creamy mocha. As a Cabernet from the Alexander Valley, this mouth-filling, extracted wine has big bones, but the tannins are buttery soft and linger on the lengthy vanilla cream soda finish. Enjoy this cabernet with a flank steak marinated in coffee and black peppercorns, served with butter-roasted corn on the cob.