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Toasted Head Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

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There are 7 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Bright cherry, blackberry, red currant, some vanilla and spice on the nose. Ripe red fruit, plums, oak, and pronounced but not overwheming tannins on the palate. Longer finish. This wine would stand up to grilled beef or pork.
Jane LeFresne reviewed this wine as follows:

A nice blend of aromas. Cherry, plum, blackberry and coffee with some baking spices.

Flavours of cherry, mocha and raspberry with a touch of spice.
Sean O'Regan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Oct 5, 2014L Deep ruby/purple, nose of currant, blackberry, baking spice and some herb and earthy notes. Smooth silky palate with ripe but not raisined fruit, and thankfully not overly sweet. Wood is well managed, and nice balance overal with enough structure to drink over the next 2-3 years with braised beef/lamb/pork dishes.
Julia Kelada rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This is quite a refined wine.
On the nose fruit tones of blueberries, black berries and cherries. Crab apple fruits and earthy tones.
On the palate this presents itself as a woody wine before it releases the fruits of cherries and plums. The fruits marry so well together that it is almost like eating a mixed berry fruit pie. Nutmeg and Cinnamon step forward as the spice notes before mocha introduces itself and rounds up with sweet/tart tobacco leaves. Good velvety tannins and ends with a vanilla note. A good dry end.
Perfect with Duck or Lamb.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Bursting with cherry and dark fruit aromas. The palate offers cherry, blackberry, vanilla and spice.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Blackberry, plum, cedar, and coffee aromas with a touch of eucalyptus. Gripy tannins and a touch of sour berries in the taste, wih a long tart and tannic finnish. This is a great, hearty wine for a winter meal of roast beef.
Darlene Myers rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

You might think this 2011 Toasted Head Cabernet from California might taste young, but you'd be mistaken. No surprise with aromas and flavors of toasted oak, after all it's how they got the name. But there are also rich aromas and flavors of dark fruit, smoke, and some spice. This wine can tackle beef or a nice juicy steak done on the grill

Natalie's Review

Toasted Head Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, North Coast, California, United States: Mocha-coffee goodness wraps around black fruit and smoke aromas. Full-bodied and smooth with a nice grip. Decant for a 1 hour. This wine is usually aged for 18-20 months in French and American oak. There's a great grip (and growl) in this robust, chest-beating red for wild game. Drink: 2013-2016. 686824 13.50% D 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 90/100. November 23, 2013 Plush Pork Wine  Full Review




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