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Chateau Ste. Michelle Borne of Fire Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Chateau Ste. Michelle Borne of Fire Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle Borne of Fire Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Chateau Ste. Michelle

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A savoury, juicy, full-bodied Washington red made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Aromas of blackberry and cassis with a weave of smoke. The phoenix on the label is the mythical bird that rises from the ashes. The vines are planted on land once covered in flames, and thus rise from the ashes renewed. Pair with grilled meats and hope.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled meats, barbeque chicken, hard cheeses, slow-cooked long beef ribs.

This Chateau Ste. Michelle Borne of Fire Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on February 28, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Paul rated this wine as 94/100
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Borne of Fire Owned and overseen by Columbia Valleys Chateau Ste. Michelle. An appealing Washington Cabernet Sauvignon. A pretty, deep dark ruby colour with a charming bouquet of cassis, boysenberries, ripe cherries and wet earth. Also featuring fine floral fragments of rose petals, orchids and pink peonies. Flavours reflect and echo this, adding some blueberry pie filling and plummy vanilla. Dry with lingering baked strawberry fruit sweetness. (7g/L) Medium plus acidity, body and full velvety tannins. Will hold up well to hearty dishes like beef stew, chilli or seared duck breast. Not just for meat lovers as it has great versatility and will accompany grilled portobello and veggie lasagna admirably. 92 points - tasted December 2018
Borne of Fire 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is a savoury, full-bodied Cab Sauv. from Columbia Valley, Washington. This is the first vintage of this fresh full-bodied and well-rounded red with fresh blackberry, blueberry and rose petal aromas on the nose. Intense small dark berry fruit flavours. Tannins are approachable and there is good acidity for food on this luscious dry red. Pair with a fire-grilled tenderloin. - Community Wine Reviews

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