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Watchdog Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Watchdog Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Watchdog Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 9

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Watchdog Rock

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada, Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A smooth, juicy lip-smacking delicious Washington state red wine made from the classic cabernet sauvignon grape. Aromas of black plums and berries. Pair with a pepper steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb shanks in red wine and roasted garlic, grilled lamb lollipops, stuffed lamb tenderloin.

This Watchdog Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on September 2, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon from the Columbia Valley is dark ruby in colour with aromas of plum, cassis, black cherry and black berries. It is full bodied with well balanced acidity and tannins with flavours of jammy black fruit, plum and black pepper. Enjoy this with a nice juicy steak.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Lovely spice, berry and floral notes. Acidity is moderate but enticing. Enjoy this medium bodied, easy drinking Cab Sauv from Washington State with braise beef short rib. Tasted Nov 2016 - @sommsosa / bespoketastngs.ca
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon, leather and dark fruit on the nose, lingering blackberry finish.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Medium bodied. Red fruit fills the nose. Long tart fruit. I would actually drink this one with a tomato sauce pasta.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Plum and dark berry on the nose. Juicy, plush, very fruit forward. Lots of ripe berry on the palate. Enjoy with a roast pork tenderloin.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Well balanced and great value. A Washington State Columbia Valley Cab Sauv with purpose. Primed to pair with BBQ or braised beef. Integrated tannins, acidity and fruit. A great value option for social gatherings, festive special events. Rated 88/100 - drink 2016-2023.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Plum, cherry, cedar notes with some sweet spice on the palate. Medium balanced with medium tannins. Pair with a steak.
From the Columbia Valley in Washington, Watchdog Rock (2013) is a juicy, easy to drink and understand Cabernet Sauvignon - dark ruby in the glass with plum, blackberry and black cherry flavours. Pair with a roast of pork. - Community Wine Reviews

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