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CABERNET SAUVIGNON ESTATE CALIFORNIA 2014

Ridge

Vinous
93
€59.99

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Vintage
2014
Country of origin
USA
Region
California
Vinous
93
Appellation
Santa Cruz Mountains
Volume
0,75 l
Grape variety
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Serving temperature
18
Drinking window
2017-2030
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Press

Antonio Galloni's Vinous.com: 93/100 ! One of the many highlights in this range, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is terrific. The effects of the drought and resulting heat stress come through in the wine's structural feel and bold, incisive flavors. Even with all of its intensity, the 2014 has a certain silkiness in its tannins that makes it approachable today. Of course, the 2014 will be even better in another few years, but opening a bottle on the early side is not a crime. The 2014 spent 27 months in French oak. Readers who are looking for a more affordable alternative to Ridge's iconic Monte Bello should consider the 2014 Estate. Look for the Estate to be a real overachiever in 2014 as well as one of the best - possibly the best - California Cabernet in its price range.

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