As a child, the winemaker loved and collected the Liberty dime - nicknamed the "Mercury Head" - which now fittingly graces his flagship wine's bottle.
Floral, with earthy black currant and herbal aromas. These aromas echo on the palate, with american oak and a tight mid palate and structured tannins. Concentrated and dense, this may need time to fully develop.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: Deep garnet-purple colored, the Cabernet Sauvignon Mercury Head (aged for 15 months in oak, 51% new) delivers classic notes of warm cassis, plum preserves and mulberries with hints of cigar box, dried bay leaves, pencil lead and truffles. The full-bodied, densely packed, full-throttle palate has a solid structure of firm tannins and oodles for freshness supporting the muscular black fruits, finishing long and savory