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Raymond Reserve Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Raymond Reserve Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Raymond Reserve Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $46.95

Drink: 2020-2029

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Raymond

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A robust, medium-plus-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with a splash of Petit Verdot, Malbec and Petit Sirah from grapes sourced in the Napa Valley, California aged 19 months in some new French oak and bottled unfiltered. Lushly layered with cassis, dark chocolate, savoury spice and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: steak, stew, bison, venison, boar.

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This Raymond Reserve Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on May 20, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A wonderful Cabernet Napa Valley, California. From the St. Helena area, a place that is heavenly to visit! A real example of terroir, this wine has black currant aromas, spice and vanilla from oak aging. Full-bodied and well-balanced with a sweet/dry finish. Serve with steak or beef bourguignon (tested in my own kitchen!)
Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The label bothered me, as it has a faux velvet / peach skin texture but once I got to the wine I enjoyed it. Classic ripe Cab notes of blackcurrant and spice with some vanilla cake from the oak. The tannins end a little firm but with some time in the bottle or a few hours of decanting these should settle. Try with a slow roasted crisp pork belly. @wrightwineblog
Raymond Reserve Selection 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, California is beautiful on the nose with crème de cassis, dried fruit, sweet spice and savoury aromas. Lots of dark plum, black raspberry, dark chocolate, savoury and toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. The wine was aged 19 months in new French oak and bottled unfiltered. The Raymond family arrived in the Napa Valley in 1933. - Community Wine Reviews

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