Wine Books and DVDsWine Gifts & Wine Accessories


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

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Vina Robles 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Bookmark and Share




Subscribers: Have you tried this wine? Rate it.

(Not a subscriber? Sign up.)

E-mail address:

Rate this wine:

  • Unbelievable (100-98) (Perfect or just about)
  • Excellent (97-94) (Wine just blows you away. Just makes you yearn for more.)
  • Very Good Plus (93-90) (Wine to impress someone, but not blow them away.)
  • Very Good (89-87) (Has character, is well balanced, & distinctive.)
  • Good (86-84) (Drinkable, ordinary, & non-distinctive)
  • Did Not Like (Not recommended &/or poor)
Your comments on this wine:





Biodynamics as applied to wine; advocates organic viticulture, avoids pesticides, and combats insects with plants.

Source: What Do You Know About Wine Calendar - Richard Nidel

Muselet
View Definition & Glossary




Ken's Wine Guide
RSS Feed



Add to Google

Red Wine Reviews & Ratings | White Wine Reviews & Ratings | KensWineGuide.com Blog | Subscribe Here For E-Newsletters | Ken's Wine Reviews & Ratings
Advertising | Contact Us | Site Map | Disclaimer