Paul Lato Festina Lente Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
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Introducing the remarkable Paul Lato Festina Lente Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 , a testament to the winemaker’s artistry. Crafted by the renowned Paul Lato himself, this inaugural vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon showcases his dedication to excellence. Matured for 19 months in 68% new French oak, this wine is a medium ruby-purple hue that hints at the vibrancy within.
On the nose, the wine unfolds slowly, revealing layers of red and black currants, accompanied by intriguing notes of Chinese five spice, cigar box, and incense. Each whiff is a journey through the intricate tapestry of aromas. The palate is equally enchanting, boasting a medium to full-bodied profile that bursts with intensity. The flavors are impeccably layered, supported by powdery tannins that provide structure and elegance. A symphony of mouthwatering acidity dances across the tongue, interwoven with alluring spicy accents that linger long into the finish.
Acclaimed by critics, the Festina Lente Cabernet Sauvignon has garnered impressive accolades. Jeb Dunnuck awards it 94 points, celebrating its serious black fruits, roasted herbs, and graphite nuances. The Wine Advocate, with an outstanding score of 98 points, echoes the sentiments of slow-blossoming aromas and intense, layered flavors that captivate the senses. The wine’s almost Bordeaux-like acidity and tannins, along with its impeccable balance, promise a graceful evolution over the years, revealing even more of its potential as it matures in the bottle.
With only 127 cases produced, the Paul Lato Festina Lente Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 stands as a testament to Paul Lato’s mastery and passion. It’s a wine that invites contemplation, a treasure to be savored now and for years to come.