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Clone 7

Clone 7
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.4% RS: <1%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$13.99
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Clone 7
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.4% RS: <1%
Ruby black color. Confected aromas and flavors of wild-berry jam and pomegranate with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, breezy finish with shades of licorice, black pepper, coffee with cream, and cola with moderate oak flavor. A voluptuous and velvety cabernet that will go over well with the gang.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: wild-berry jam and pomegranate
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of licorice, black pepper, coffee with cream, and cola
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Charcuterie, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A voluptuous and velvety cabernet that will go over well with the gang.

The Producer

Mach Flynt Inc.

The Producer
1020 Pujo Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
USA
1 337-794-0572

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.