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Sterling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Wine Review

Sterling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Sterling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Sterling Vineyards

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A well-structured, complex Californian red wine with nuances of blackcurrant and cassis. Just the right amount of toasty oak to pair with hearty meat dishes.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: steak, game.

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This Sterling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 was reviewed on September 27, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Louise Wilson - ISG Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

An aromatic bouquet of cassis and fresh mint transitions into a palate offering concentrated blackberry and plum flavours. Both rich and well balanced with a generous length. A wine of pedigree. Enjoy with Osso Buco. Drink now or cellar through 2024. Tasted Oct 2014.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Cassis and oak on the nose. Plum, black currant and spice flavors.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Black cherry, cassis, eucalyptus and spice aromas. Not excetionally complex, but what it does it does well. A bit of tart cherry in the flavour and some firm tannins give it quite a nice structure. A very nice roast beef wine.
Julia Kelada rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

On the nose there are sweet cherries, strawberries, rosehip and crab apple jelly.

On the palate there are sweet cherries and ripe, freshly picked red fruit with a warmed plum introduction. leather, bitter dark chocolate and black pepper spice wrap up the nuances of this delicious wine. Wonderous tannins, a great astringent mouth. Great length, yum!!!
Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Oct 5, 2014: Deep ruby, currant, green tobacco leaf, a little peppery with baking spice and light vanilla. Medium body, soft and silky, currant, black cherry, some herbal and baking spice. Nicely balanced for current enjoyment and holds the line on being overly sweet. Try with braised beef short ribs.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby colour, nice aromas of currants, cassis, black cherry, pepper, and warm vanilla. Flavours include vanilla, mocha, deep black cherry and pepper. Great wine for roast beef.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Black berry fruit and ripe cherries leap from the glass, supported by toasty vanilla and cocoa. Full and fleshy across the midpalate, dark fruit reigns, balanced by good acidity and bright cherry notes. Smooth, fruit-driven tannins cradle the finish, integrating subtle elements of oak and spice. A real crowd pleaser, this is a wine for all occasions.

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

Les mures et cerises mures ressortent du verre, appuyées par des arômes de vanille rôtie et de cacao. Corsé et charnu au palais intermédiaire, les fruits foncés rcgnent, appuyés par une bonne acidité et des notes de cerises brillantes. Les ta

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool
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