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Tzafona Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Tzafona Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Tzafona Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Tzafona Cellars

Agent: Trajectory Beverage Partners

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A robust, fairly smooth Niagara Cabernet that's kosher. Aromas of dark plums and smoke. Pair with a rare steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rare roast beef, lamburgers, beef Bourguignon.

This Tzafona Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on October 23, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2014  2015 

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Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This elegant Cabernet Sauvignon has lots of sous-bois with aromas of wild cherries, earthy beets, plums, floral notes, and a touch of damp wood, truffle, and leather.

Flavour-wise, we are more on the red fruit spectrum with sour cherries and raspberries. It is nice and tart with tannins that are well integrated and it has a pleasant long finish.

Would pair nicely with venison.

Tasted November 2017.
Craig Haynes - WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Charming aromas of black cherry, cedar and spice all emerged from this 100% cabernet sauvignon. Featured a dry, light to mid weight frame and velvety tannins. Harmonious dark fruit and spice notes showed up on the palate and held fast to the finish, too. Crafted in Ontario’s Niagara Peninsula appellation. Enjoy.

Reviewed on September 10, 2020
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Aromas of dark cherry and plum, along with soft, warm earth, violets, and a hint of leather. Soft tannins on the palate with ripe berry notes and a hint of tart cranberry, along with some earthy and leather hints on the palate. Enjoy with a roast or oter braised meats.
From the Niagara Peninsula wine region, Tzafona Cellars (2014) is a very tart, acidic and tannic Cabernet Sauvignon with herbaceous, green unripe fruit and stemmy notes. - Community Wine Reviews

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