Product DescriptionJames Sucklinge Review
Lots of blackberry, black-chocolate and walnut aromas and flavors here. It's full and chewy, with real Atlas Peak character. Grippy tannins. Needs time to soften. 85% cabernet sauvignon, 9% merlot and 6% petit sirah. Drink after 2026.
Wine Tasting Notes
The 2020 vintage is very much defined by high energy, fine focus, and generosity. The Expedition from 2020 is bright, polished and high-powered. The wine is a tapestry of perfectly ripe fruit flavors.
The red-purple hue is notable, hinting at the freshness and intensity of the aromas. Red cherry, raspberry, and fresh tobacco come to mind, with notes of cinnamon, vanilla, graphite, and California bay. On the palate there is a rush of red fruits, which continues to build in intensity as the wine is savored. The texture is incredibly fine-grained and silky, while the fruit at the wine's core expands and lengthens on the finish.