Sequoia Grove Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
On the nose this wine has notes of sweet vanilla, pepper and spice followed by blackberry, strawberry, and berry pie. On the palate the wine is round and full bodied with notes of red fruit and bright acidity. Age at least 10 years. food pairing Versatile with food, this wine pairs well with grilled red meats and vegetables, pork tenderloin and heavy cheeses.
The Tasting Panel
A barrel sample blended of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc, 8% Merlot and 1% Petit Verdot, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep purple-black in color and features open-knit notions of crushed blueberries, black cherries and red and black currants with suggestions of pencil shavings and tilled soil. Medium to full bodied, the palate gives a great concentration of earth-laced black fruits with a pleasantly chewy finish.