Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Alexander Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon'07, CA, USA

A rich and full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon blend from Sonoma County. This wine is the Flagship of Alexander Valley Vineyard.

Technical Data: A blend of 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot and 1% Malbec. Aged for 14 months in French and American oak, 25% new.

Description: Deep red color with ruby hues . Fruits forward nose concentrated on plum and cassis mingled with clover, pepper and cedar aromas. In the mouth, the wine is full bodied, with velvety tannins and spices. Lingering taste of plum, black berry and black cherries associated with cedar, liquorice and some chocolaty flavors. Long lasting.

Food Pairing & Service: This wine is a steak-lover!

Score: 8/10.

Ageing Potential: Up to 15 years.

Price as seen on DC shelf: $24.99

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