Full Review

Casa Larga

Casa Larga
NV Cab-Merlot, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pasta Vegetables

Category: Bordeaux Varietal Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: .2%
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$13.99

Casa Larga
NV Cab-Merlot, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pasta Vegetables

Category: Bordeaux Varietal Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: .2%
Garnet color. Roasted aromas of smoked nuts, toasted cedar, melted chocolate on cherries, and pickle with a silky, soft, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, quick finish with moderate oak flavor. A nice oaky everyday dinner wine.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: smoked nuts, toasted cedar, melted chocolate on cherries, and pickle
Taste Flavor: smooth, quick
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now
Recipes Pairing: Hamburger Steak, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice oaky everyday dinner wine.

The Producer

Casa Larga Vineyards

The Producer
2287 Turk Hill Rd.
Fairport, NY 14450
USA
1 585-223-4210

Bordeaux Varietal Red

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
A Bordeaux varietal red is made from as many as five approved grapes in the region: primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc with lesser amounts of Petit Verdot and Malbec. These wines can have one, two or even all five in the blend; this assembly of varietal produced wines of greater complexity with various fruit flavors, tannin levels, color and spice.

These Bordeaux varietal reds range from lighter-bodied examples simply designated as Bordeaux or Bordeaux Superieur, which are meant for consumption within their first three to five years to the classified growths, owned by wealthy Bordelaise, who craft very expensive wines that can age for several decades.