Toasted Head Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Wine Review
|Toasted Head Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2009|
|North Coast, California, United States|
Community Score: 4.5/5
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Product #: 686824
Wine Type: Red Wine
Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Toasted Head
Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100Mocha-coffee goodness wraps around black fruit and smoke. Full-bodied and smooth with a nice grip. Decants for a 1 hour.
Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued gourmet sausages.
This Toasted Head Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 was reviewed July 7, 2012
by Natalie MacLean
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|Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:|
I think this wine is terrific. The name Toasted Head comes from burning or toasting of the staves of the oak barrel for that toasted taste. The Cabarnet Sauvignon is full-bodied and the toasted oak flavour comes through on he nose and the palate. Gret with steak, it also compliments all grilled foods. A staple in my wine rack!
|Toasted Head refers to the process of toasting the tops and bottoms (plus the staves) of the oak barrels, which imparts a more enveloping toasty oak character to this wine. Typically aged for 18-20 months in a mix of French and American oak, this delicious Cab features toasty vanilla, rich black fruit flavours and a lingering finish. Ideal for leisurely enjoyment. Source: Vintages Panel|
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