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Pizzolato

Pizzolato
2018 NSA, Cabernet Sauvignon, Veneto IGT

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12%
No Added Sulfites & USDA Organic
84 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$13.99

Pizzolato
2018 NSA, Cabernet Sauvignon, Veneto IGT

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12%
Dusty garnet color. Aromas of hibiscus, milk chocolate coconut bar, dried fruit, and kraut with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length fruit punch and black tea finish with moderate oak flavor. A juicy, lighthearted red that’s easy to drink.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: hibiscus, milk chocolate coconut bar, dried fruit, and kraut
Taste Flavor: fruit punch and black tea
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy, lighthearted red that easy to drink.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
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Grants Pass, OR 97526
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.