Matthiason Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017, 750ml

$60

Description

In the tradition of Cabernet sauvignon, this includes a small amount of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, and is blended from six vineyards throughout the Napa Valley. The three AVAs are Coombsville for structure and black fruit, Rutherford for savory Cabernet characters and bright fruit, and Oak Knoll for soft fruit.
The nose shows abundant red fruits, lots of bright cherry along with bramble-berries, such as blackberry, cranberry, mulberry, and framed with hints of mineral/herbal characters such as graphite, cedar, and pencil shavings. The palate is vibrant and fresh, with light tannin and beautiful acidity. Decanting is highly recommended.

95% Cabernet Sauvignon
3% Petit Verdot
2% Cabernet Franc

It is a Napa Cab of the old school, a blended wine, age-worthy, complex, and begging for a steak off of the grill.

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