Young and juicy

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Brand NameThorny Rose
Wine NameCabernet Sauvignon
Vintage (Year)2009
AVAColumbia Valley
CountryUnited States
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Sauvignon
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating8 (on a scale of 1-10)

This seems like one of those wines in which the juice is sourced and any good name is slapped on it.  This doesn't say that it is bad, as this wine has some very strong fruit aspects (dark cherries, blackberries) and a whisp of cocoa as well.  However, this will never appreciate with age and I doubt that we will ever see a reserve version of it.  It's great for everyday drinking, and the label doesn't lie about that.  It has a very jammy feel and the finish lasts a good fifteen seconds.  This wine has a little more heft than the other schlock out there and I am proud of whomever is behind thts.


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