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Riboli Family Vineyard

Riboli Family Vineyard
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 15.1%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$60.00
Cellar Selection

Riboli Family Vineyard
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 15.1%
Deep purple color. Fruity, roasted aromas and flavors of berry tart, toffee, sandalwood, and pickling spice and dried meat with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity body and a smooth, refreshing, long spiced nuts, blood orange, and pepper finish with chewy, dusty tannins and moderate oak. A full throttled Napa cabernet with plenty of juicy flavors and oak.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Rich & Full & Savory
Aroma Aroma: berry tart, toffee, sandalwood, and pickling spice and dried meat
Taste Flavor: spiced nuts, blood orange, and pepper
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Flatiron Steak, Grilled Steak With Red Wine Demi-Glace, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A full throttled Napa cabernet with plenty of juicy flavors and oak.
The Producer

Riboli Family Wine Estates

The Producer
737 Lamar Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031
USA
1 323-223-1401
Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Glass Cabernet.jpg
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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