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Michel Torino Don David Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Wine Review

Michel Torino Don David Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Michel Torino Don David Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Cafayate Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $12.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Michel Torino

Agent: Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This is a sophisticated wine with depth and complexity on the nose and palate. Cassis, raspberry, vanilla and green pepper work to perfection with balanced acids and tannins. This wine delivers on all counts. My note: A fantastic wine for the money with dark plum and spices. Classic cassis and blackberry notes. Buy a few cases and make it your house wine.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: gourmet burgers.

This Michel Torino Don David Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 was reviewed on February 19, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Trevor rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

good wine suitable for home consumption and informal get togethers.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Michel Torino Cabernet Sauvignon is a ruby red wine with spicy red pepper and paprika aromas. The oak also adds smoky and tobacco notes. The elegant flavour is sophisticated and complex with stand out flavours like black berries, morello cherry and pepper. It is a well-balanced wine with a mouthful of ripe tannins.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Michel Torino Don David Cabernet Sauvignon est un vin rouge rubis avec des arômes de poivre rouge et de paprika. Le chene ajoute aussi des touches de fumée et de tabac. La saveur élégante est sophistiquée et complexe avec des saveurs exceptionnell

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool

1 Member would buy this wine again

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