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Avalon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
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Avalon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Napa Valley, California, United StatesKirsch, wild blackberry, leather, cherry open this approachable, balanced and moreish Napa cab. Structural and savoury, with grippy / gritty tannins from the 14 months split between French and American oak, and ripe, sun-warmed fruit from vineyards sourced in Rutherford, Oakville and Oak Knoll AVAs. There is a 15 percent tip of merlot that aids in the drinkability. Best with BBQ. The plastic cork has to go.Tasted: 01 November 2018Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: BC 35.99 BCLS NF 29.72 NLC AB 31.00 private wine shops Producer: Avalon WineryDistributors: Authentic Wine and Spirits Merchants
Varietal: Cabernet SauvignonCSPC: 171116UPC: 00851718000024