Cost: $29.95 (Clearance price: $20.40)
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: California, Sonoma County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: St. Francis Winery
Alcohol: 14.8% Alcohol/Vol.
Solid California Cab for under $30
Description: Deep, dark almost opaque ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, ripe blackcurrants, plum, blackberry, tar, tobacco, tomato leaf, dark chocolate and violets on the nose. Full body with medium+ tannin, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: A touch of heat from the 14.8% alcohol
Drink now or in the next 7 years on its own or pair it with Beef Brochette with Taleggio and Spicy Chocolate Sauce.
Tasted: 9 December 2016
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 (Sale price: 9.5+/10) Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4