The 2019 Beckstoffer To Kalon ‘G.T.O’ Cabernet Sauvignon tops the charts once again. As with Carters other releases from To Kalon, this displays a wonderful sense of place and beautiful purity of fruit. The fruit for this wine is sourced from the very best barrels, out of the very best slices of the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard and this really shows off the potential of the vineyard. The aromatics are seductive, with gorgeous sweet dark berries, cassis and a touch of blueberry which come together with graphite, fresh flowers, crushed gravel, sweet spices and hints of toasted nuances all coming together. This continues to impress on the palate as it displays a sensational full body that is structured with beautifully polished tannins that a well-integrated resulting in a luxurious mouthfeel. This shows incredible overall balance and focus, with delicious ripe fruit flavors emerging from its core and moving gracefully through the long finish. This is a total beauty that possesses a sense of elegance and power which is hard to come by. While this is nearly impossible to resist today, those who wait will be rewarded handsomely with a perfect wine.
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