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Stave & Steel Wine Canadian Whisky Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Wine Review

Stave & Steel Wine Canadian Whisky Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Stave & Steel Wine Canadian Whisky Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Stave & Steel Wine

Agent: Corby Spirit And Wine Limited

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A full-bodied Californian Cabernet that's aged in Canadian whisky barrels. Aromas of fleshy ripe black fruit and smoke. Pair with meat lovers' pizza.

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This Stave & Steel Wine Canadian Whisky Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 was reviewed on April 1, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Craig Haynes WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Pleasing rich dark berries, sweet cedar, chocolate, and vanilla bean scents announced a full body experience marked with supple tannins, light touch acidity and jammy flavours - reminiscent of cinnamon, cocoa, black licorice and warm dark berries.

Desert dry and with a weighty aftertaste, the cabernet sauvignon spent some time in barrels that had aged Canadian whisky yet its sweetness level was pleasantly low key. In my glass, this Californian’s aromas stole centre stage. Match this 15.5% abv red with comfort stews and BBQ. Enjoy.

Reviewed on February 22, 2021
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Robust and full of flavour. Aromas of blackberry, sweet tobacco, smoke and caramel. Full bodied and smooth on the palate with medium acidity and soft tannins. Fruit is ripe and jammy, with a smoky finish. Enjoy with BBQ pork tenderloin.
Pam Hatton rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby with jammy red fruit and sweet caramel on the nose. Medium bodied with fresh red fruit, light but dry tannins and notes of caramel. Dry finish.

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