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2013 Liberated Cabernet Sauvignon "North Coast"

Winery: Liberated

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "North Coast"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot & 5% Cabernet Franc

Region: North Coast

State or country: CA

Price: $17

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: February 26, 2017

Wine Review: This dark red Cabernet Sauvignon opens with an earthy blackberry, wet wood bouquet and includes light eucalyptus, cedar and notes of herbs. The wine is young and rustic on the palate with blackberry, plum, cedar plank, integrated tannins, leather and milk chocolate flavors. I would let this Cab sit for an hour or so before serving to let the tannins mellow a bit. The finish is dry, tannic and extended. I would pair this North Coast Cab with a prime rib. - Joe

Winemaker Notes: Dark ruby in color. Aromas of sweet black cherry and plum with hints of spice, toast and milk chocolate. Soft rich black fruit builds to a medium structure of velvety tannin. Nice balance and mouth feel.

Organic status: not organic

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

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