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2015 Sebastiani US Red Blend "Gravel Bed Red"

Sebastiani 2015 Gravel Bed Red

Winery: Sebastiani

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Gravel Bed Red"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot & 3% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $40

Cases produced: 3,500

KWG Score: 90.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: January 17, 2018

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Cabernet Sauvignon based blend from Sebastiani is very good. It opens with an attractive black cherry bouquet with hints of vanilla oak and blueberry. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and fruit forward. The flavor profile is a tasty ripe black cherry with notes of cassis. I also detected hints of vanilla oak and toffee. The finish is dry and its tannins are nicely prolonged. This rich wine would pair very nicely with a duck breast. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Our 2015 Gravel Bed Red is a harmonious expression of the gravely vineyard sites from a warmer vintage. Deep ruby with purple hues, this wine is dominated with peppery spice, currant, cherry, and coconut on the nose. The entry is smooth and loaded with blackberry, underbrush, raspberry and black tea flavors. The nice structure is framed by elegant tannins leading to the lingering finish.

Organic status: not organic

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