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2013 Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon "Red Rock Terrace"

Winery: Diamond Creek

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Red Rock Terrace"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc & 2% Petit Verdot

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $225

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 92.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: October 7, 2015

Wine Review: This opaque and dark ruby colored Cabernet based wine from Diamond Creek is Excellent. It opens with a fragrant ripe black cherry and blueberry bouquet with a hint of pine needles in the background. The flavor profile is an extracted black cherry and blueberry blend with notes of mild minerality and gentle oak nicely integrated into the blend. The finish is dry and its refined tannins stick around for quite some time. I would pair this gem with a filet mignon from your favorite steak house. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Our winemaker describes Red Rock Terrace as "having velvety tannins, rich and well balanced, medium dark ruby color with cherry, mint and black currant flavors."

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Diamond Creek 2013 Red Rock Terrace.

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