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2012 Vina Robles Cabernet Sauvignon "Estate"

Winery: Vina Robles

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Petit Verdot & 11% Tannat

Region: Paso Robles

State or country: CA

Price: $24

Cases produced: 12,448

KWG Score: 91 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: March 7, 2015

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso is impressive and a good value. It opens with a blueberry bouquet with a hint of leather. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, smooth and silky. The flavor profile is a tasty blueberry with notes of gentle oak and mild minerality. I also detected hints of black currant. The finish is dry and its flavors and its moderate tannins fade away nicely. I would pair this very nice Cab with a filet mignon. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Garnet Aroma: Dark currants with hints of fine tobacco and sandalwood Taste: Medium-bodied; rich dark fruit; complex with a structured, creamy finish Pairing Suggestions: Flank steak, braised beef, hearty dishes, or pasta with mushrooms

Organic status: not organic

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