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Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Columbia Winery

Agent: E&J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A solid citizen of a wine! Full-bodied and savoury with cedar brush and wild cassis aromas. This Washington state red wine is made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Pair with a pepper steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb Bolognese, grilled New York striploin, barbecued ribs in sauce, hard cheese, braised pork shanks.

Best Beef Wine

This Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on October 10, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 496745
  • $15.17 
  • 1,389 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Opaque purple with aromas of smoky black, black plum, cocoa, wet stone, and a touch of earth. For taste, smoky fruit filly your mouth, with some of the chocolate and wet stone showing as well. Medium very fine tannins and medium acidity; very nicely balanced between opulent and restrained.
Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Columbia Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 features dark berry fruit, blackberry, and nice oak. This full bodied wine would pair very nicely with roast beef. Very good value! (90/100)
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Plum, vanilla and cedar aromas and flavors with some cinnamon and chocolate flavors on the palate. Tannis are soft in the fruit forward finish.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Ripe plums, oak and a hint of cocoa on the nose, with dark fruit, cedar, mint, cocoa and oak on the palate. Fruit flavours a bit overripe for my liking in a Cab Sauv.
Tasted Oct. 2016

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