2008 JAQK 22 Black Cabernet Sauvignon (750ml)
Why 22? Well, there's the atomic number of Titanium, the stealthy F-22 Raptor, Catch-22, and the number of bones in your head. Start it off with 19 and you have the year that brought us Eskimo Pie, the Hollywood Bowl, Jack Kerouac, Ava Gardner, Charles Schulz, and Kurt Vonnegut. There's the fact that there are 22 balls in snooker, 22 players on a football field, and it's the number of the NFL's all-time leading rusher. There are also the classic roulette scenes in The Sting, Lost in America, and, of course, Casablanca. Number 22, one helluva number.
A perfect blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cab Franc. Smoky notes on the nose are followed by black cherry, blueberry, cassis and oak. Full flavors of black cherry, blackberry, blueberry, cassis and toasty oak round out with mouth-filling tannins. It is powerful yet balanced wine with a long finish.