Burgess Cellars

2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon •Burgess Estate Vineyards

California: Napa Valley

Offer Expired:Oct 23, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$44.00
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Tasting Profile

Look:

Almost inky magenta in the glass, with some baked cherry nuances as well.

Smell:

Bold notes of sweet plum and blackberry greet you initially, trailed by hints of sweet earth, tobacco leaf, sandalwood, dark baking spices, rosemary, and a touch of sage.

Taste:

A serious Napa Cab. The wine features rich dark fruit flavors of plum, boysenberry, and black currant, which mingle with sweet tobacco leaf, fresh berry bramble, aged cedar wood, clove, anise, espresso bean, and subtle herbal undertones.

Finish:

Incredibly smooth, with stunning mouth-enveloping flavors. Very well structured, with velvety tannins and a bright, zippy acidity. The finish leaves a delightfully subtle pucker along the edge of the palate.

Pairing:

Seared skirt steak with blistered cherry tomatoes and polenta.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Kelly Woods
Accolades
92 Points - Wine Critic & Somm Chris Sawyer
Appellation
Napa Valley
Vineyard
Burgess Estate Vineyards, Western & Eastern slopes of Howell Mountain
Fruit Variety
98% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot
ABV
13.9%

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Oct 23, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$44.00
Avg. Price
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