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Very dry with a hint of cinnamon and cocoa

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Brand NameCarson Ridge
Wine NameCabernet Sauvignon
Vintage (Year)2013
AVAPaso Robles
CountryUnited States
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Sauvignon
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
1
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
3
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

On the suggestion of one of the wine guys at Total Wine, I decided to pick this up.  This wine is very dry, but does have some very concentrated dark fruit mixed up with cocoa and a little spice at the end of this.  This is a wine that needs to be decanted first, giving it at least an hour to truly open up. The color is a nice deep purple, the weight average for a red wine and the finish last for around thirty seconds.

It's not a bad wine and something that could do with a nice steak, maybe one with a pepper crust.

 

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