Muscular, but with no shortage of ripe intense blackberry, the 2015 Roy Cabernet Sauvignon has plenty of juicy dark fruit to complement the intensity of its structure. There is both impressive boldness and balance here. While tasty straight from the bottle, the wine will have some of its more subtle hallmarks, like tobacco box and chocolate, coaxed out more quickly with a decant.
Originally established in 1999 by vintners Shirley and Charles Roy, the vineyard was planted with the help of Helen Turley. Present owners Stephany Maillery and Stephan Crétier spared no expense in expanding the footprint of the vines and reenlisting the acclaimed Philippe Melka as winemaker.