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2017 Merriam Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon "Gold Dust"

Merriam 2017 Gold Dust Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Merriam Vineyards

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Gold Dust"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Lake County

State or country: CA

Price: $34

Cases produced: 75

KWG Score: 89.5 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.5)

Review date: April 27, 2021

Wine Review: This deep garnet colored Cabernet Sauvignon from Merriam opens with a cranberry and black plum bouquet with hints of coconut, chocolate cake and maraschino cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied, slightly acidic, plump and juicy. The flavor profile is a tart cranberry with notes of tangy wild strawberry teaberry, oak and earl grey tea. The finish is dry and its mild silky tannins and fruit flavors are nicely extended. We found this Cab evolves quite nicely with aeration. Then we would pair it with a bison ribeye. Enjoy – Ken and Mark

Winemaker Notes: Our 2017 Gold Dust Cabernet Sauvignon is delicious and fruit forward, with a sultry smooth texture. This is a medium bodied wine featuring ripe, plush strawberries balanced by soft tannins, and well-integrated French oak. Quality fruit from a respected wine region in California's North Coast.

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