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2017 Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon "Red Rock Terrace"

Diamond Creek 2017 Red Rock Terrace Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Diamond Creek

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Red Rock Terrace"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot & 2% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $250

Cases produced: 598

KWG Score: 97.4 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Unbelievable/Fantastic (98)

Review date: December 6, 2019

Wine Review: Once again, the "Red Rock Terrrace" Cabernet Sauvignon was my favorite from Diamond Creek portfolio. It opens with a very inviting black currant bouquet with a hint of new leather. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, nicely balanced, smooth and silky. The flavor profile is a delicious gentle black currant and graphite blend with notes of black tea and nicely integrated cedar. Its refined dry tannins sail on for a very long time. I would pair this fantastic Cab with a dry-aged ribeye steak. 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."

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