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ESTATE BOTTLED RED GRAVEL CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2019 Dunnigan Hills
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MATCHBOOK
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. The estate grown grapes were fermented in small temperature controlled stainless-steel tanks and aged for 12 months in French, Hungarian and American oak. The final blend is 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Malbec and 8% Petit Verdot leans toward a hefty Rhone in style in terms of ripeness. Deep intense purple colour. The nose is somewhat spicy, ripe and plummy with some cedary notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, quite well structured, slightly spicy, tangy, ripe plum-cherry-cassis flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, very faintly bitter, mocha-tinged, high acid finish. Has 13.9% alcohol and according to the LCBO 6 g/L residual sugar with lot number 2930 on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 478743
Type Red Table Wine
Agent NOB EST
Country USA
Region California
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Dry, Dense, Solid
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Crafted from select barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot all sourced from the red gravel of the Dunnigan Hills, this is a rich, juicy wine with intense dark fruit and cassis framed by deftly articulated vanilla and oak spice tones. The 2018 vintage was rated 91 points and ranked #28 in the Wine Enthusiast 100 Best Buys list for 2020. Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 29, 2021
Cases bought 728 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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