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William Wright

William Wright
2015 Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Monterey

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9.99
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William Wright
2015 Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Monterey

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
Opaque deep purple color. Vegetal aromas of blackberry bush, black cassis and mocha, green pepper and tomato leaf, and silt and dried figs with a velvety, crisp, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, breezy blueberry, pancake syrup, popovers, and vanilla almond bark finish with silky tannins and moderate oak flavor. An herbal cabernet with an appealingly silky mouthfeel.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Savory, Oaky, Juicy & Smooth & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: blackberry bush, black cassis and mocha, green pepper and tomato leaf, and silt and dried figs
Taste Flavor: blueberry, pancake syrup, popovers, and vanilla almond bark
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Italian Beef Sandwich, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An herbal cabernet with an appealingly silky mouthfeel.

The Producer

Scheid Vineyards

The Producer
1972 Hobson Ave
Greenfield, CA 93927
USA
1 831-455-9990

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.