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Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Wine Review

Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Leese-Fitch

Agent: Eurovintage International Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A full-bodied, lavishly oaked Californian red wine blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 4% Ruby Cabernet (hybrid of Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignan), 4% Zinfandel, 2% Rubired (a hybrid based on Tinto Cão) and 2% Petite Sirah grapes, grown on vines planted in Lodi (62%), Clarksburg (28%) and Mendocino (10%). Loaded with toasty oak and smoke along with charred black fruit flavours. Pair with a steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: gourmet burgers, grilled meats, meaty stews.

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This Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 was reviewed on March 1, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This full-bodied Californian Red is lovely and complex with earthy beet aromas, as well as blueberry, mint, violet, pot-pourri, cedar, autumn leaves, bell pepper and hints of vanilla.

The earthy quality follows through on the palate. Additionally, there are tart yet ripe blackberry flavours and cocoa at the finish. The tannins are medium and well integrated with the fresh acidity levels. A great product that won’t break the bank. A must try!

Tasted January 2018
Leese-Fitch 2015 is a well-priced mostly Cabernet Sauvignon from California. The balance of this full-bodied red blend is 10% Merlot, 4% Ruby Cabernet (a cross of Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignan), 4% Zinfandel, 2% Rubired (a Californian hybrid based on Tinto Cão) and 2% Petite Sirah, sourced from prime sites in Lodi (62%), Clarksburg (28%) and Mendocino (10%). Pair with grilled meats. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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