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Sterling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, California
88 Points

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Vintage: NV
Widely Available: $8.0 + in 375ml alum bottle

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WineScores' Review

Smooth, modern, plush
Sterling sources its Cabernet from the Central Coast of California from Paicines and Paso Robles, San Bonito and San Lucas; the wine is then aged in French and American oak. This 375ml aluminum bottle is an interesting vessel there is no vintage here, but I was told it's a 2019.
Aromas of currents and purple berries, sarsaparilla, pipe tobacco and grape jelly lead to a fleshy modern palate with smooth tannins and plush fruit, mocha and vanilla flavours. A crowd-pleaser.

Recommended Pairings
Barbeque, Junk Food, Fast Food & Snacks, Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-11-03 21:13:33.0


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