Cost: $30.50 (Cayman Islands)
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Tortuga
Country: United States
Region: Napa Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: The Hess Collection Vineyards
Alcohol: 13.7 % Alcohol/Vol.
Description: A deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
Positives: An easy drinking Cab featuring sweet oak, plums, blackberry, dark cherry, raspberry, roasted red pepper, allspice and a leatherly finish. Full body with medium to medium+ tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with sweet and spicy ribs.
Tasted: 31 Jan 13
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+