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Araujo Cabernet 2008*Packaging may vary

Araujo Cabernet 2008

Cabernet Sauvignon /14.8% ABV / Napa Valley, United States, California, North Coast, Napa County


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Category
Cabernet Sauvignon
Region
Napa Valley, United States
ABV
14.8%
Body
Full
Sweet-Dry Scale
Dry
Food Pairing
Beef, Duck & Game Bird

Product Description

This wine exudes heady aromas of black currant, blackberry and dark plum, enhanced by touches of anise, smoke, cinnamon and cola. In the mouth, the fruit notes are pure cassis spiced with nutmeg and sarsaparilla, leading to more earthy notes of loam, graphite and espresso. The wine is dense and concentrated but balanced, its core sweetness embraced by firm but silky tannins; the wine seems to dance across the palate into a lingering finish of spice and minerals. Notes winemaker Françoise Peschon: Beginning with soft creaminess on the attack, becoming powerful and rich in the mouth, and finishing with a supple sweetness, there is tension in this wine that holds your interest throughout. It is a wine of power, persistence and grace.

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