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2015 Clos du Val Pinot Noir "Estate"

Clos Du Val 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Clos du Val

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot & 8% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $52

Cases produced: 16,700

KWG Score: 91.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: January 16, 2019

Wine Review: This dark red and slightly cloudy colored Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa has a bit of an Old-World style to it. It opens with a blackberry and black raspberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and friendly. The flavor profile is a black currant and plum blend with notes of gentle cedar and rosemary. The finish is dry and its dusty mild tannins drift away nicely. I would suggest pairing this Cab with Swedish meatball appetizers. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2015 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is brimming with classic characteristics of cassis, bramble fruit and blueberry. The hints of butterscotch on the long, smooth finish are a giveaway of the new, carefully selected French oak barrel influence.

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