Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot & Malbec
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
A nice wine, but I’m torn as it taste more Chilean than Sonoma
Positives: This wine features cedar, blackcurrants, cassis, blackberry, dark cherry, plum, black peppercorn, green peppers, menthol, soy, graphite & leather. Full body with medium+ tannins, good acidity & a long length.
Drink now or in the next 3 years on its own or pair it with prosciutto mushroom pizza.
Tasted: 17 April 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 17+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+