Southbrook Vineyards Whimsy Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Wine Review

Southbrook Vineyards Whimsy Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Southbrook Vineyards Whimsy Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Southbrook Vineyards Whimsy Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
V.Q.A., Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada
Community Score: 4.5/5
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Product #: 260281
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $33.95
Alcohol: 12%
Drink: 2011-2015
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Southbrook Vineyards
Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Ann Sperling, who has dubbed this wine The Winemaker's Palette, has "painted" a lovely wine from the superb 2007 vintage in Niagara. Aromas of raspberry, boysenberry, tilled earth and woodsmoke are front and centre. The palate is dry and fruity, yet fine tannins come through for balance. This Cab Sauv, from the great 2007 vintage, is beautifully constructed. Enjoy it tonight or cellar it for up to three years. My note: Blackberry liqueur richness and depth with full-on hedonistically ripe fruit and a dark spice finish. Hard to believe it’s only 12% alcohol, but it’s also a pleasant surprise for such flavor. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast leg of lamb, slow-cooked meat dishes.

This Southbrook Vineyards Whimsy Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 was reviewed October 15, 2011 by

 
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