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2013 Buitenverwachting Cabernet Sauvignon "Beyond"

Winery: Buitenverwachting

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Beyond"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Western Cape

State or country: South Africa

Price: $12

Cases produced: 888

KWG Score: 87 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: April 15, 2017

Wine Review: This almost Bordeaux like Cabernet Sauvignon is a vibrant purple wine from South Africa. It has a complex nose of blackberry, licorice, cedar and chocolate. I found it to be medium bodied, dry and fruit forward with juicy acidity. It displays plum, currant and spicy black pepper flavors in the mouth with moderate tannins lingering on a slightly tart finish. This is a good everyday Cab that would go well with grilled lamb chops. – Mark

Winemaker Notes: Beyond Cabernet Sauvignon showcases robust flavors that are reminiscent of ripe berries, blackcurrant and cherries. Subtle nuances of cassis, cedar wood and cigar box round out this well balanced yet elegant wine.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Beyond 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon.

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