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Peaks & Tides

Peaks & Tides
2021 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.9%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$11.99
Best Buy

Peaks & Tides
2021 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.9%
Dusty garnet color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate covered acai, black cherry and plum, and teriyaki grilled pork with a velvety, vibrant, dry medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-length finish with impressions of red cherry, blackberry, currants, and lavender and leather with crunchy, chewy, medium tannins and light oak flavor. A pleasant and easy drinking Cabernet that gives you everything you want with a touch of sweetness.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: chocolate covered acai, black cherry and plum, and teriyaki grilled pork
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with impressions of red cherry, blackberry, currants, and lavender and leather
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasant and easy drinking Cabernet that gives you everything you want with a touch of sweetness.

The Retailer

Aldi Inc.

The Retailer
1200 North Kirk Road
Batavia, IL 60510
USA
1 630-425-7394

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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.