Souverain

Cost: $28.99 (sale $20.99) (Cayman Islands)
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Jacques Scott
Country: United States
Region: Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Souverain Winery
Alcohol: 14.1 % Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.

Positives: I find that Souverain Winery produces excellent wines and this one doesn’t disappoint me. This Cab features spruce, smoked oak, boysenberry, blueberry, cloves, cinnamon, turmeric, graphite, leather and arugula. Medium+ body and tannins with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair with T-bone steak.

Tasted: 6 Feb 13

Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (9/10 sale price), Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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