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Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Wine Review

Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Sonoma County California, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $27.95

Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Kendall-Jackson

Agent: B And W Wines

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A dependable full-bodied Californian red wine with mocha from oak aging and some dark plums. Smoky on the finish. Pair with roast beef.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: veal chops, rosemary lamb, barbecued ribs in sauce, chicken cacciatore.

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This Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 was reviewed on July 3, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Tania Thomas - CSW, WSET ADV rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This crowd-pleasing Cabernet Sauvignon-based Bordeaux blend hails from the cool-climate, hillside vineyards of Sonoma County. Despite an ongoing drought, 2014 turned out to be a great vintage. Fruit forward with layers of dark fruit on the nose and aromas and flavours of ripe black cherries, blackberries and cassis on the palate. Subtle touch of spice. Good structure and balance, well integrated oak. Firm tannins starting to mellow. Closes in a long, lingering cedary finish. Perfectly released in time for summer BBQ, as it make a great companion to grilled meats. Tasted June 2017. Tania Thomas – www.runawaygrape.com
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A simple, easy drinking BBQ/patio pleaser. Lovely ripe plum, jammy blackberry, leather, vanilla, and allspice notes linger on the palate. Enjoy this dark, velvety fruit forward, medium+ bodied entry level California Cabernet with jalapeno cheddar beef BBQ burgers. Tasted May 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketasting.ca
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

a classic Cali CS. medium weight. More fruit dominated - less oak. Smoothing nicely but might benefit from 2 more years. 2018 note - more herbacious nose with some aromas more reminiscent of Cab. Franc than CS. Oak becoming more apparent as fruit subsides over time.
Andrea Shapiro, Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

California Cabernet Sauvignon (90%) with additions of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Malbec. Blackberry jam, dark skinned plum with smoke, dark chocolate and touches of roasted green bell peppers. Flavours are full showing black cherry, stewed strawberries, anise and peppercorn heat at the back. A good pairing for meatloaf, hamburgers or meatballs. 88 points. - Tasted March 2018
Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted July 14th 2017, with neighbours. Colour dark red, medium legs. Aromas, blackberry, cranberry, red current, camp fire smoke and coffee grounds. Taste, black fruit, dry, medium mouth feel, medium tannin and acidity, hint of charcoal on the finish. An ok wine paired with grilled meat and or hard cheese.
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve (2014) is a consistent crowd-pleaser California Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine is smoky with black cherry, tobacco leaf and mocha notes on the palate from oak aging . This popular Cabernet Sauvignon-based Bordeaux blend hails from the cool-climate, hillside vineyards of Sonoma County. Despite an ongoing drought, 2014 turned out to be a great vintage. Fruit forward with layers of dark fruit on the nose and aromas and flavours of ripe black cherries, blackberries and cassis on the palate. Subtle touch of spice. Good structure and balance, well integrated oak. Firm tannins starting to mellow. Closes in a long, lingering cedary finish. Perfectly released in time for summer BBQ, as it make a great companion to grilled meats. Drink now and for the next five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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