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Best Cabernet Wine

My reviews and ratings of Cabernet Sauvignon wines are updated weekly. Cabernet Sauvignon is a robust red wine that offers great taste at a good price: I list all of the best Cabernet Sauvignon wines that I recommend, along with my tasting notes, scores, food pairings and recipe matches.

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Strewn Winery Two Vines  Cabernet Merlot 2014
Strewn Winery Two Vines Cabernet Merlot 2014

Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 12%  750 ml

 

LCBO: 590109  Check Stock

Château La Gorce Pascal Fabre & Fils Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2003
Château La Gorce Pascal Fabre & Fils Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2003

A.C., Médoc, Bordeaux, France

Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2009‐2013

 

LCBO: 87668  Check Stock

Wakefield Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Wakefield Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2018

Harmonious Hard Cheese Wine

 

LCBO: 744235  834 in stock

BC: 16188  996 in stock

NSLC: 1005140

Sebastiani Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Sebastiani Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Sonoma County, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2016

 

LCBO: 640573  Check Stock

BC: 795419  Check Stock

SAQ: 10327630  Check Stock

ANBL: 814898  Check Stock

Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Colchagua Valley Do, Chile

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2018‐2022

Best Beef Wine

 

LCBO: 322586  4,739 in stock

BC: 322586  2,766 in stock

SAQ: 13279899  9 in stock


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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon was originally created by crossing the white grape Sauvignon Blanc and the red grape Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world's most popular wines. Pair Cabernet Sauvignon with hearty meat dishes and hard cheeses.

Cabernet Sauvignon is a dry red wine that can age for decades and becomes more complex and subtle as a result. Signature aromas in its youth include blackcurrant, cassis, blackberry, herbs and cedar or oak. If the grapes were not fully ripened when picked, it can have green bell pepper or weedy notes.

As it ages, Cabernet Sauvignon takes on notes of seductive spices, anise, violets, leather, olive, tobacco and cigar box. It's often aged in oak from 6-24 months. It can be quite tannic when young (so decant it for an hour or two if you aren't going to age it). The tannins smooth out with age. Just how long it can age depends on how well it was made (quality of the fruit, etc).

Cabernet Sauvignon is most famous in Bordeaux, France, where it's part of a blend that can include any or all of the following grapes to increase the complexity of the final wine: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petite Verdot. Cabernet is also planted worldwide because its tough skin resists disease and rot. It does especially well in regions with warm, dry conditions and a long growing season such as California, Chile, Argentina and Australia.

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