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Concannon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Concannon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Concannon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Paso Robles, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.1%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Concannon Vineyard

Agent: Corby Spirit And Wine Limited

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A robust, juicy Californian Cabernet from the Paso Robles region. Aromas of dark, rich berries and smoke. Pair with pepperoni pizza.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: tourtière, bison burgers, braised beef ribs.

This Concannon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on December 16, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Courtney Flood rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Slightly dried-fruit notes of fig and cherry, notes of leather, cracked black pepper and some mouth-coating tannin. This one could last another couple of years in the cellar, or drink now with a game meat.
Simon Chen rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

wow, what a great value for a paso robles cab at $21!! Not over oaky and vanilla! just the right amount of mint, freshness on the aroma. juicy, medium structure, and medium finish on the palate. This can be go-to california cab without breaking the bank!
Wineboy rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Big and rich beyond it's price, this Cali CS is for the hedonists who like the power of Cali but in the $20 range. A sweet core and full flavour with balanced fruit and oak. Softly structured. Great buy.
Colette Martin rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby in color with aromas of dark cooked fruit, eucalyptus and a hint of vanilla. The palate has big juicy dark fruit flavors, balance with oak and leather with vanilla. Great value, love Cab Sauvignon from Paso Robles
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Really nice balance here. Aromas of red currant, berry, dried herbs, leather and smoky spice. Full bodied and smooth on the palate, with soft tannins, some medium+ acidity, bright red fruit and berry notes, and some soft smoky and leathery notes on the finish. Enjoy with a grilled steak.
Wine grapes for Concannon Vineyard 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon are sourced from the Paso Robles. However, in 1965, John Concannon partnered with UC Davis to propagate the Concannon Cabernet clones 7, 8 and 11 taken from Château Margaux cuttings in the Bordeaux. Rich and lush on the palate with ripe dark cherry, cassis, savoury spice with a lingering flinty and smoky vanilla finish. Pair with venison stew. - Community Wine Reviews

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