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2015 Estate 1856 Red Blends or Varietals "Duvall's Prospect"

Estate 1856 2015 Duvall's Prospect

Winery: Estate 1856

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Duvall's Prospect"

Wine Category: Red Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Malbec, 12% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $52

Cases produced: 145

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

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

Review date: August 4, 2018

Wine Review: This pitch black colored Cabernet Sauvignon based blend opens with black currant and oak blend with a hint black cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and smooth. The flavor profile is a black currant and mineral blend with notes of oak, plum and spice. I also detected hints of black pepper. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins stick around for a while. This blend would pair nicely with thin sliced beef brisket. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Rich, enticing aromatics of toasty vanillin oak mingle with vine-ripened blackberries and a kiss of coconut. A silken entry exposes the luscious blend of currant, blackberry, and dark cherry with hints of raspberry and blueberry. Cedary oak notes caress the layers of fruit as the long finish. Enjoy pairing this Bordeaux blend with your favorite steak.

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