Groth Reserve is one of the historically great Cabernet's from Napa. 2011 was a difficult vintage but, at least for the Reserve, Groth managed to make a great wine. Purple in color. The nose has cassis, cedar, and green bell pepper. While some might not like that green pepper note, other's will enjoy the classic version of an old school cab. On the palate, there is nice black cherry fruit along with a bit of green pepper and also some cedar. Medium tannins. This should improve over the next few years with a point or two of upside.