Intrinsic Wine Co

Intrinsic Wine Co.

Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Dark ruby in color with a wide reddish rim.

Fruity nose with plums, cherries, oak, blueberries, vanilla, licorice, cloves, chocolates, mocha, spices, green vegetables, bitter herbs, light barnyard and black pepper.

Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with plums, black currants, coffee, oak, cloves, light vanilla, vegetables, wet leaves, bitter herbs, spices and peppercorn.

Medium on the finish with soft tannins, bitter herbs and tangy cranberries.

This is a nice Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington State. Not fully balanced yet, with a nice mouthfeel and mild complexity.

Still young and bitter on the mid palate. Needs a couple of years in the bottle to mature and remove some of bitterness.

Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up.

I paired it with a cheese plate and crackers.

A blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$20.
— 13 days ago

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