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Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $37.95

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Decoy

Agent: Rogers & Company

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This Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on May 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lovely Cabernet Sauvignon accented with small amounts of Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Syrah, and Cabernet Franc, all sourced from Sonoma County. Ripe blackcurrant, cassis, and black cherry with cocoa and smoke. Firm but smooth tannins, good integrated acidity, and healthy body of 13.9%. A little closed off, takes some poking and prodding to get expression. Put away for another two to five years before enjoying with grilled beef or lamb.
Decoy 2016, produced by the Duckhorn Wine Company, is a robust, mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with some Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah and Cabernet Franc sourced from Sonoma County, California. Generous black and blueberry fruit with vanilla, mocha and savoury notes. Pair with a grilled steak. - Community Wine Reviews

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