United States → California → Sonoma County → Alexander Valley
ryansnyder reviewed Simi Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Alexander Valley 1997 on August 29, 2004
Wow. Black raspberry and cherry jams are joined by smoke, pepper, tobacco, meat and vanilla extract to make this a superbly balanced wine. The tannins claw at your cheeks, as if to say, "No! I'm not ready yet!!" A good candidate for the decanter.