Dry Creek Sauv

Cost: $27.95
Grape Variety: 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 5%Cabernet Franc
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Dry Creek Vineyard
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.

A nice juicy, full flavoured wine

Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose. This complex wine features cedar, black cherry, raspberry, blueberry, dried thyme, cassis, anise, espresso, bell peppers, arugula, pencil shavings, turmeric and leather. Medium+ body with medium to medium+ tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or in the next 7 years on its own or pair it with thyme glazed lamb shank served with turmeric saffron and pear tomato salsa.

Tasted: 14 Nov 2014

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 642207