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2018 The Debate Cabernet Sauvignon "Artalade Montagna Vineyard"

The Debate 2018 Artalade Montagna Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: The Debate

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Artalade Montagna Vineyard"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $200

Cases produced: 522

KWG Score: 97.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (96)

Review date: December 5, 2021

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Cabernet Sauvignon opens with a fragrant black currant and black cherry bouquet with hints of leather and stone dust. On the palate, this wine is full bodied with nicely integrated medium acidity. The mouthfeel is smooth, rich, and super-balanced. The flavor profile is a very tasty black currant and graphite blend with notes of black tea, black plum and licorice. The finish is dry, and its well-managed moderate tannins are sustained for a very long time. The Panel would pair this Cab with porterhouse steak. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Color: Deep, dark, shiny eggplant with touches of magenta and iris on the rim.
Nose: Explosion of dark cocoa powder, cedar, and dry cranberry with dark cherry, vanilla and rose petals.
Palate: Soft entrance evolving on a fresh mid-palate with touches of red cherry and plum. granular tannins and an iron-rich and volcanic minerality with lingering touches of violet and blackberry.

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