Tasty California Cabernet for about 8 bucks, the Avalon Cab.
85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 4% Tannat, 2% Petite Sirah and 2% Zinfandel sourced from Lodi, Paso Robles and Monterey County in California. The wine spends 10-12 months in French and American oak (15% new).
Sample submitted for review. The Avalon CAB has an SRP of $13 and is available for as low as $8.
Avalon CAB is made with grapes grown in vineyards with optimal growing conditions for Cabernet and then aged a minimum of eight months in French and American oak barrels in our sustainable winery.
C - Complex dark berry fruit flavors.
A - Aromas of blackberry, plum and baking spice.
B - Barrel aged for richness and structure.
The 2015 Avalon CAB begins with a pleasant and fruity aroma of juicy blackberry and plum plus a little spice. Taking a sip reveals quite a tasty wine with lots of jammy and ripe dark berry and raisiny fruit, nice oaky spice, a soft texture and touches of vanilla. On the mid-palate, the fruit turns a bit sweet and tart leading into the long finish of lingering spice. At only $8 this wine offers a ton of value and a lot of Cabernet character. Pair it with a cheeseburger.
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2015 Avalon CAB
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