st-francis

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

LCBO: 671164

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