Cost: $48.00 (Clearance price: $33.65)
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: South Africa
Region: Simonsberg Stellenbosch
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Kanonkop Estate Winery
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
An expressive Cab, but on the expensive side
Description: Medium to dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine oak, blackcurrants, blackberry, plum, raspberry, turmeric, espresso, cassis, and tomato leaves. Full body with medium to medium+ tannin, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: Touch hot from the 14.5% alcohol.
Interesting Note: A lot of information about this wine on the back label, which is nice to see.
Drink now or in the next 5-7 of years on its own or pair it with Grilled Sage Rubbed Lamb Chops.
Tasted: 25 July 2017
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5/10 (Clearance price: 9/10) Total: 17/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+