Yao Family Wines

2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

California: Napa Valley

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$115.00
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Tasting Profile

Look:

Opaque. Pomegranate edged.

Smell:

Wow! Pronounced barrel aromas of roasted coffee, mocha, and vanilla. Cabernet Sauvignon varietal emerges with berries, plums, sweet tobacco, cedar, dusty earth, and even a pretty floral whiff.

Taste:

Deep and concentrated with dark berries, graphite, toast, cacao, and a dusty hillside spice.

Finish:

Smooth and plush with structure and bones. The flavors linger for 30 seconds. Serious stuff!

Pairing:

This is a big wine, but quite balanced. Best pairing options involve a prime cut of red meat such as an aged New York or grilled lamb chops.

What the Winery Says

Harvest
Mid to late October 2009. Grapes were harvested at an average of 24.7┬░Brix
Blend
82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot
Cooperage and Aging
65% new barrels. 100% French Oak. 18 months total time in barrel
Final bottling technical information
pH: 3.62, TA: 6.16 g/L
Alcohol
14.2%
Winemaker
Tom Hinde
Release date
December 2011

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Nov 04, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$115.00
Avg. Price
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