6716 N. Northwest Highway Chicago, IL 60631 773-775-1100
|$38.00 per bottle
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2008 Red Wine
Great color, deep, dark garnet with a clean and bright red band in the rim. The
aromas take a minute to come up, and then they take off into a blend of ripe berry
and cherry with just a hint of new oak. We age the wine in both new and seasoned
French and American oak.
The front of the wine is soft and almost immediately begins evolving into the broad
mid-palate. The mid has weight, length, and structure. The acids were great in
2008 and provide an essential rounding effect to the "big fruit" inherent in the wine.
The finish is long and filled with ripe, soft tannins. The 2008 has much the same
tannin structure of the 2004 which is a personal favorite.
26% Cabernet Sauvignon
10% Petite Sirah
*these numbers are approximate
We are very proud of the 2008 Prisoner. It marks the first full vintage with our
viticultural consultant Larry Bradley. His diligence and good sense helped make this
wine what it is.