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Chessman

Chessman
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Santa Ynez Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$19.99

Chessman
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Santa Ynez Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
Dusty garnet color. Fruity aromas and flavors of berry pie, vanilla toffee, and baking spices with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and an even, delightful, medium-long finish with silky tannins and light oak. A juicy, lively, crowd-pleasing cabernet.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Oaky
Aroma Aroma: berry pie, vanilla toffee, and baking spices
Taste Flavor: berry pie, vanilla toffee, and baking spices
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Spaghetti & Meatballs, Deep Dish Sausage Pizza, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy, lively, crowd-pleasing cabernet.
The Producer or Importer

Integrated Beverage Group

The Producer or  Importer
7000 Broadway, Suite 307
Denver, CO 80221
USA
1 866-850-3321
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.
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