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2016 Castoro Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

Castoro 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Castoro Cellars

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Paso Robles

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 2,500

KWG Score: 88 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: January 6, 2019

Wine Review: Opaque, deep ruby in color, this Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon opens with an intense blackberry aroma that comes through on the palate. Red currant flavors provide a lift and add complexity to the medium body. The tannins are moderate and the oak and minerality are well-managed, resulting in a medium-length finish. This Cab paired nicely with a rigatoni Bolognese with shaved parmesan and whole-leaf basil. - Jeoff (SIP Certified)

Winemaker Notes: Our Cabernet Sauvignon is packed with rich berries, ripe plum, crushed cherry, and strawberry preserve aromas. Vanilla-chai nuances from both American and French oak frame the fruit. This broad-shouldered Cabernet Sauv is ready to drink now, but also has formidable aging capacity. Enjoy with any hearty entrée or with a selection of rich cheeses.

Organic status: not organic

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