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2010 Kendall Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon "Hawkeye Mountain"

Kendall Jackson 2010 Hawkeye Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Kendall Jackson

Vintage: 2010

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Hawkeye Mountain"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alexander Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $55

Cases produced: 656

KWG Score: 91.6 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: September 28, 2014

Wine Review: This opaque and dark ruby colored Cabernet from KJ was the winner of our first big blind Cab tasting. It opens with a black cherry and black currant bouquet with notes oak and a hint of toasted marshmallow. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, and smooth. The flavor profile is an oak and blueberry blend with hints of minerality and a touch of black olive. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are dusty and show nice length. The panel would pair this wine with a cowboy ribeye steak. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Deep black cherry, cassis, and red currant flavors with graceful mineral tones. Artistically extracted, elegantly muscular, with chewy, soft tannins.

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