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30 Miles

30 Miles
2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99
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30 Miles
2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
Dark indigo color. Aromas and flavors of ripe wild strawberry, shortcake, and cherry concentrate with a slightly chewy, bright, fruity medium-full body and a crisp finish manifesting accents of fig balsamic, cherry vanilla custard, and black currant with well-integrated, medium tannins and moderate oak flavor. An ultra-fruity and approachable cabernet with lip-smacking tannins.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: ripe wild strawberry, shortcake, and cherry concentrate
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of fig balsamic, cherry vanilla custard, and black currant
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: London Broil, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An ultra-fruity and approachable cabernet with lip-smacking tannins.

The Producer

Independence Wine Services

The Producer
22280 Geyserville Avenue
Geyserville, CA 95441
USA
1 847-208-6020

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Cabernet Sauvignon

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
Cabernet Sauvignon is a variety that is the source of some of the world’s most celebrated and longest-lived reds. Grown in many countries, it is most famous in Bordeaux, where it is the principal grape in red Bordeaux as well as in California – especially Napa Valley- where it is labeled by its varietal name.

Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas and flavors of black currant, cassis, black cherry and sometimes plum (in warmer regions or vintages). Quite rich on the palate, the variety is very tannic, giving its wines a bitter edge in their youth, but also providing the wines with great aging potential, with top flight examples drinking well for as long as four or five decades. Given their richness and flavor profile, wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon need to be paired with rich red meats, such as steaks and roasts as well as game.

Besides France and California, other countries with warm growing regions also excel with Cabernet Sauvignon. These include the Maipo and Colchagua Valleys in Chile as well as the Bolgheri district, situated on the coast of Tuscany.