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Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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There are 8 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Jon Steeves rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Ruby red, cherry blossom-esque, dark chocolate and stewed cherry. Elegant, fantastic mouthwatering acidity, dry, medium plus bodied. Fine medium tannins. Ready for enjoyment. Pairs well with a seared tuna steak. Tasted the 2016 vintage in November 2018. 91 points
Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromas of ripe cherry, currant, plum, mocha, and a bit of smoke and leather, and warm spice. Full bodied, smooth, and velvety on the palate, with some rounded ripe fruit flavours. That mocha and spice carries through on the finish. Quite nice! Enjoy with prime rib.
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Genuine and delicious. This Washington producer has such a large share of the entire state's production, but what they have done is brought a niche region to everybody's attention.
Bright ruby-red.
Great aromatics of overripe cherry amd cassis. Cigar, anise, dried thyme, chocolate, and craisin.
The flavours are nice, juicy, and a good balance of red fruit and spice. Very tasteful oaking too.
Occasionally, these dudes leave a bit of extra canopy on their Cab to protect them from exposire to the sun. This can give it a slight savoury zing that you can taste in this vintage. Pleasant and a great price.
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This is always a pleasure to taste and consume with hearty fare. Lots of crushed blackberry, crushed plum, iron, vanilla, linzer torte, warm spice, chocolate, and Kenya AA coffee. 92 Points.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Black fruit on the nose with vanilla, plum and blueberry flavors on the palate. Nice fruit forward finish with velvet tannins. Pair with grilled meats. Tasted November 2018.
Luc Delorme rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This is a fine example of a new world Cabernet Sauvignon at a refreshingly affordable price. It opens up with the typical west coast ripe black fruit of a west coast cabernet and features a well-balanced structure with pleasant actidty and surprisingly smooth tannins for a young cabernet. The medium to long finish of black fruit is quite pleasant and invited the next sip. A great value for an all-around pleasing Cabernet Sauvignon. This would be a good crowd-pleaser for Holiday parties.
Samer Forzley rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

On the nose: Blueberry, blackberry, cassis, baking spice, mint, earthy, oak, vanilla.

On the pallet: Replays of blueberry, jam, cherry, cassis, and vanilla.

A good expression of Cabernet Sauvignon, easy drinking and can be enjoyed alone with grilled chicken.
Paul Cebo rated this wine as 93/100

Natalie's Review

Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2018-2023. 269357 13.50% XD 750 mL  $21.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. January 8, 2020 Best Beef Wine  Full Review




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