2018 FRIAS Family SMD 750ml
2018 SMD - Jeb Dunnuck: 94 pts.
"A smoking value in Napa Valley Cabernet, the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon SMD is all varietal and was brought up a mix of new and used barrels. With full-bodied richness, moderate acidity, and a wonderful sense of purity, it has a distinct floral, exotic (which is textbook Spring Mountain) edge in its red and blue fruits, bay leaf, and foresty aromas and flavors. It’s up with the best Napa Cabernets under $100."
Wine Advocate (Lisa Perotti-Brown): 94 pts.
"Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2018 SMD Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain bursts from the glass with ripe black and red cherries, lilacs, dark chocolate and licorice notes plus hints of cedar and pencil lead. Medium to full-bodied, fresh, finely grained and elegant, the palate offers a great intensity of crunchy black and red fruits, finishing long and fragrant. 564 cases were made."