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2007 Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Dry Creek Vineyard 2007 Cabernet

Winery: Dry Creek Vineyard

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot,5% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot, & 2% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Dry Creek Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 15,000

KWG Score: 89.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: January 30, 2011

Wine Review: This opaque and dark purple colored Cabernet opens with a shy black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine has a crowd pleasing mouthfeel. It is medium bodied, smooth, and silky. The flavor profile is a gentle black cherry and black raspberry blend with a hint of oak. The finish is dry and its dusty tannins linger for a while. This wine would pair well with Theresa's meatloaf. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2007 Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is classic Dry Creek Valley Cabernet. At first swirl, deep aromas of raspberry, sage and dried floral elements come forward. On the palate, these aromas combine with black cherry and chocolate creating a mouthful of silky, well-integrated tannins. With some airing, the wine fleshes out even more providing dimension, depth and length. The finish lingers on for more than a minute with fine tannins that are very elegant and structured. Truly a blockbuster wine from an incredible vintage!

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