Almost black garnet in color, the wine exhibits layers of black berry, cherry, cassis and plum. There is a core minerality with violet and blueberry tones. The oak is well integrated featuring a warm, toast aroma with hints of vanilla and spice. On the palate, the wine is lush and firm showing supple well integrated tannins. This wine can be enjoyed now and will age for 15 years.
Lots of ripe berries and hints of dark chocolate with a citrus-peel undertone. Medium to full body, firm and silky tannins and a fresh and clean finish. Very pretty. Drink in 2019.
The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Yao Ming is a blend of 95.33% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot. This has an outstanding aromatic profile of cedar wood, blackcurrants, licorice and forest notes followed by a supple-textured, medium to full-bodied, round, juicy wine that can be drink now or cellared for 10-15 years. This is well-made, clean, pure and well-balanced.