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Archeus

Archeus
2013 Two Storms, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.7% RS: <1%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$48

Archeus
2013 Two Storms, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.7% RS: <1%
Black violet color. Complex aromas and flavors of red roses, pomegranate, dark chocolate, licorice, hibiscus, and honeycomb with a velvety, vibrant, medium-full body and a warming, complex, long finish with well-integrated, chewy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A dreamy Cabernet with a beautifully perfumed nose and lingering finish; drink now through 2030.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: red roses, pomegranate, dark chocolate, licorice, hibiscus, and honeycomb
Taste Flavor: red roses, pomegranate, dark chocolate, licorice, hibiscus, and honeycomb
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-6 years with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Steak Au Poivre, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A dreamy Cabernet with a beautifully perfumed nose and lingering finish; drink now through 2030.

The Producer

Archeus Wines

The Producer
30 Gatewood Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
USA
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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.