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Ca' Momi Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Napa Valley, California, United States
1126 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 91/100

A great value Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon this wine delivers dark and red fruit over layers of toasted nuts and pungent spices. Structured yet velvety this wine refreshes on the long generous finish. Pair with finer cuts of beef. This wine will benefit from decanting. Drink now, or cellar until 2022. Date tasted: October 2015.

One Point Five

Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California, United States
1126 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 94/100

This outstanding wine from John & Doug Shafer and of the Stags Leap District captivates the senses. Its aromas and flavours are rich with dark berry fruit, cloves, mint, and cinnamon while the smooth, warming palate carries the intense flavours through to the elegant, structured finish. Enjoy this wine in good company with strong cheeses, beef, duck, or lamb. Drink now or cellar until 2025 and beyond. This wine will benefit from decanting as the wine will evolve in the decanter and in your glass. Date tasted: October 2015.

Simonnet-Febvre Chablis 2012

A.C., Burgundy, France
1129 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 89/100

Light and crisp this Chablis has flavours of apple and citrus with a bit of bread and flint. The mouth-watering wine has medium body and a zesty finish. Pair with scallops or shrimp. Drink now or keep until 2018. Date tasted: May 2015.

Red

Nine Hats Red 2012

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States
1129 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 93/100

Nine renowned wine makers have thrown their hats in together to create this complex Cabernet Sauvignon dominated Meritage of six varietals plus Syrah. The result is a full-bodied, opulent and complex wine with dark berries, bramble, ripe raspberries, pungent spice, and savoury, earthy notes. Full-bodied, supple, and refreshing, this wine will impress on the long, warming finish as it showcases Wahington at its best. Pair with lamb or finer cuts of beef. Drink now or cellar until 2022 as more savoury notes will develop to complement the intense fruit. This wine will benefit from decanting. Date tasted: August 2015.

Ch√Ęteau des Charmes Cabernet Franc 2012

Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
1129 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 89/100

Rich and ripe with dark berry fruit and baking spices this is a great value Ontario Cabernet Franc from the Bosc Family. With medium plus body and refreshing acidity the tannins are well-balanced. Enjoy this wine on its own or pair with grilled meats. Drink now or keep until 2018. Date tasted: October 2015.

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