Novelty Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Columbia Valley

noveltyhillcabernetTasting:           Date: November 6, 2013

Varietal:         Cabernet Sauvignon

Country:         USA, Washington

Tasting Date Price:  $25.99

Rating: WS 90

Vineyard Website:http://www.noveltyhilljanuik.com/

 

WS 90 pts  Smooth, med-weight, w/ blueberry, plum & spice notes that persist to the finish.  Drink thru 2017.

From the veteran vitner Mike Januik.  Consistent 90 & above ratings on wines for the past 10 yrs.  Blend of 89% Cab Sauvignon, 5% Cab Franc, 4% Merlot, 2% Malbec

WS  90 pts  Smooth and inviting, this medium-weight charmer offers enticing blueberry, plum and gentle spice notes that persist onto the polished finish. Drink now through 2017. 5,894 cases made.

Winemaker Notes:  From the veteran vitner Mike Januik.  A blend of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Merlot, 2% Malbec.  Full bodied, & aromatic w/ layers of ripe, fresh fruit.  Deep & concentrated, w/ generous blackberry, cherry, & currant aromas & flavors.  The mid-palate is rich & textured leaving a balanced, generous impression that lasts.

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