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Graceland Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch South Africa
92 Points

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Vintage: 2013
BC: $26.49

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -140970
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WineScores' Review

Stylish, expressive, concentration.
The "Three Graces: Beauty, Joy and Charm" painting by Jean-Baptiste Regnault adorns this label.
It is a stylish wine with concentrated aromas of juicy plums and currents alongside chocolate, spice cake and vanilla. It boasts wonderful fruit extraction and plenty of spice, leather and tobacco flavours to lend backbone. The finish is slightly savoury with saline and tobacco, dark cocoa and espresso. Fine polished tannins roll across your tongue and it has wonderful persistence.

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

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2015-09-17 12:34:39.0


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