Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - The Grape Tray

Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
$31.95

SKU 1411

750ml

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Winery Notes:

Deep ruby in color with wonderfully rich, ripe berries and summer cherry pie on the nose, complemented by hints of earth, cedar, rosemary, and dried sage. A supple, well-structured palate that's full, almost juicy, with a slightly mineral edge. Dark cassis fruit layers with bright blackberry, building complexity with layers of mocha and peppercorn. The wine is dry but finishes with a lovely, delicate sweetness derived from its fruit character and 20 months in fine oak barrels.

86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 3% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder
Brand Mount Veeder
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine SpectatorThis displays a pure core of black cherry, cassis and plum puree flavors before the back end clamps down, revealing grippy tar and apple wood notes. Shows freshness and drive, with a pervasive sagebrush detail. Give this time to round into form.

James Molesworth, February 2020
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Wine EnthusiastThis wine offers outstanding value, made in a soft, approachable style that still retains complexity and full-bodied flavor. Thick, chalky tannins give it a grip that melds well against lush offerings of dark chocolate and black cherry encased in toasted oak.

Virginie Boone, March 1, 2020