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2016 Alpha Omega US Red Blend "Proprietary Red"

Alpha Omega 2016 Proprietary Red

Winery: Alpha Omega

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Proprietary Red"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc & 5% Petit Verdot,

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $104

Cases produced: 1,750

KWG Score: 93.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: December 14, 2019

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Cabernet Sauvignon based wine from Alpha Omega is very good. It opens with a black currant and gentle oak bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and velvety smooth. The flavor profile is a tasty mild black currant with notes of gentle oak. We also detected hints of cinnamon, flinty minerality, black olive, and mocha. The finish is dry and its moderate dusty tannins are nicely prolonged. The Panel suggested pairing this wine with a flat iron steak. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Color: Deep, dark, black oil with touches of mauve on the rim.
On the Nose: Beautiful nose of spices and flowers, such as thyme and lilacs with a touch of roses, dark chocolate cherries and gingerbread.
On the Palate: Fresh, fruity entrance evolving on granular integrated tannins lingering on juicy fruit such as black currant, plum and boysenberries.

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