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Benziger Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Benziger Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Benziger Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $27.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Benziger Family Winery

Agent: Corby Spirit And Wine Limited

Natalie's Score: 91/100

From Sonoma County, a full-bodied, rich and layered Cabernet Sauvignon produced with certified-sustainable wine grapes. Rich dark plum, black currant, minty and vanilla flavours on the palate.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast goose, meat lover's pizza, lamb tangine.

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This Benziger Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on January 8, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

L.J. Palmer rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby coloured, full bodied and dry wine. Pronounced aromas of fresh and vibrant black fruit (black currants and black plums ) with green bell pepper and a mineral note. Black currant and green bell pepper predominate in the taste along with a stemmy note.
Jisun Hahn CAPS Certified Somm rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A full bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, the smooth tannins and ripe black fruit create a rich mouth filling wine. There are hints of sweet basil and mint, layered with cocoa spices and cassis. A great pairing for a juicy rib-eye with a side of mushroom risotto and grilled broccolini. Enjoy now or age for the next 3 to 5 years.
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Very smooth, ripe cab suv from California! Cherry, plum, blackberry, and dark chocolate. Smooooooth... but not cloying. Good to pair with BBQ (burger, ribs)
Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma county, at 14.5%. Dark plum and berries aromas and on the palate. The oak aging brings out vanilla on the palate and the finish has notes of mint. Medium-acidity, this wine will go well with lamb and beef dishes. Moroccan spices come to mind.
Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 is certified sustainable. A full-bodied Cab with ripe dark plum, black currant, savoury herb, black olive and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Wine grapes are sourced from cooler-climate Sonoma Valley. The winery has been certified for sustainable farming organic and biodynamic since 2006. The wine spent 16 months in oak barrels. Pair with a grilled steak. Enjoy now and for the next four years. - Community Wine Reviews

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