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2010 Mt Brave Cabernet Sauvignon "Mt. Veeder"

Mt Brave 2010 Mt Veeder Cabernet

Winery: Mt Brave

Vintage: 2010

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Mt. Veeder"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc, & 3% Merlot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mt. Veeder

State or country: CA

Price: $75

Cases produced: 2,500

KWG Score: 93 (based on 4 reviews)

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

Review date: November 19, 2013

Wine Review: This pitch black colored Cabernet from Mt. Veeder opens with a mild black currant and blackberry bouquet with hints of toasty vanilla oak. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, refined and super smooth. The flavor profile is a gentle mineral infused and mild black currant blend with a hint of black cherry and oak. The finish is dry and its fine tannins drift away nicely. The panel suggested pairing this impressive Cabernet with a filet mignon or a pork roast. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Mt. Brave's 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon has a full and rich texture that mingles with the aromas of violets and flavors of raspberries, blueberries and a touch of vanilla. Combined with mountain tannins that are massaged into an approachable, mouth-filling crescendo, the finish culminates with notes of mountain shale.

Organic status: not organic

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