Category Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Moss Wood Ribbon Vale Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2010

$39.99 Margaret River, Australia PLCB #37442 Medium to deep garnet-purple color, the 2010 Ribbon Vale Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot entices with a lovely nose of crushed black currants juicy black plums and mulberries with hints of dried Mediterranean herbs, pencil … Continue reading

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Kilikanoon Killerman’s Run 2010

$15.99 Clare Valley, Australia PLCB #37538 Focused, ripe and appealing, offering clear blackberry and currant flavors, picking off herbal notes as firm tannins clamp down on the finish. Best after 2015. 1,000 cases imported. –HS 87 Points Wine Spectator Web … Continue reading

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Roots Run Deep Educated Guess Cabernet 2012

$19.99 Napa, California PLCB Code# 48843 I usually don’t entertain wines with catchy names (i.e. Fat Bastard, Barefoot) but after passing over Educated Guess a few times at Costco, I decided to give it a chance. And wow,that just sounded … Continue reading

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Charles & Charles Cabernet Syrah 2013

$10.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 39473 68% Cabernet Sauvignon and 32% Syrah.  Nice dark berry aromas with mild smoke.  Flavors of ripe blackberry and plum fruit with a little bit of earthiness lead to a little harshness and  green-ness … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

 $19.99 Paso Robles,  California PLCB Code# 80039 80% cabernet sauvignon, 14% petit verdot, 4% malbec and 2% merlot; aged in a 50/50 combination of French and American oak, 30% of it new): Inky ruby. A fragrant bouquet displays scents of … Continue reading

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Catena Cabernet Sauvignon Agrelo 2011

$15.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code#  32960 Opaque in color, with mild dark berry aromas.  The fruit is medium intensity and slightly dried plum and black cherry with soft tannins and above average acidity.  The finish is relatively short. 87 Points … Continue reading

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Casarena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

$14.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 46512 The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon is from Agrelo in Lujan de Cuyo and is vinified the same as the Malbec. It is a little muted when compared to the 2011 Malbec. However, the palate is … Continue reading

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Atalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

$32.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 48047 Atalon’s 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is fleshy and generous, with plenty of fruit and terrific overall balance, not to mention considerable early appeal. Hints of tobacco, dried herbs and incense add complexity on the … Continue reading

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Ben Marco Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

$19.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 31890 The 2011 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 5% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, comes from 21-year-old vines and is raised in new French oak and used American oak for 11 months. It has … Continue reading

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Eberle Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles 2011

$21.99 Paso Robles, California PLCB Code# 48206 Young, featuring plum, sage and blackberry flavors, gripped by thick, sinewy tannins, with pepper, tobacco and cedar details and a long, graceful finish. Drink now through 2020.–MW 90 Points Wine Spectator and a … Continue reading

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