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Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
94 Points

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Vintage: 2016
BC: $55.0 +price will vary

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WineScores' Review

Outstanding, plush, harmonious.
Stunning--a rich nose of coffee liqueur, cassis and chocolate, pencil shavings and lavender lead to a palate with equal depth and generosity. It has a supple weight and concentrated flavours of inky black and purple fruit and spice. Delightfully fresh even with some maturity; it is harmonious and fleshy, the tannins sweet and polished.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-10-26 15:08:43.0


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