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Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Wine Review

Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

California, United States

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2020-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Leese-Fitch

Agent: Select Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Excellent value under $20 on this Cabernet Sauvignon-driven red wine with some Merlot, Zinfandel, Ruby Cabernet, Rubired and Petit Sirah to round off the blend. Lush and intense on the nose with ripe blueberry, earthy, minty and cedar spice aromas, dry and juicy with ripe blackberry, dark plum, cocoa, smoky and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Pair with bison burgers from the grill.

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

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This Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 was reviewed on August 13, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Leese-Fitch 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied, opulent red 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%). Bold, big and toasty with dark black fruit, earthy florals, blueberry, mint, cedar brush and sous bois flavours on the palate with a lingering smoky vanilla finish. Not for the faint-of-red-wine heart. Pair with grilled game meats and tourtière. - Community Wine Reviews

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