Cost: $38.00 Cayman Islands
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: The Tasting Room, Grand Cayman
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Tenuta Dei Sette Cieli
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Beautiful ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
An elegant easy drinking wine
Positives: This complex wine features cedar, pine, Christmas cake, cassis, cloves, vanilla, cranberry, turmeric, spearmint & spinach on the finish. Full body with medium+ tannins, good acidity, a long length and the alcohol is well integrated.
Interesting Note: Reminds me of a well-made Napa Cab. Good value for the money.
Thank you Mario, from The Tasting Room, for recommending this wine.
Drink now or in the next 10 years on its own or pair it with grilled lamb chops with mint-mascarpone pesto.
Tasted: 21 April 2014
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9+/10, Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+