We check out a new entry into Charles Smith's K Vine line at Costco, the Kirkland Signature K-Vine Cabernet Sauvignon from the Wahluke Slope Vineyard.
Cabernet Sauvignon from the Wahluke Slope Vineyard in Washington State.
This wine is available exclusively at Costco for $13.99.
Wahluke Slope Vineyard, Washington State
Winemaker Charles Smith
Vinted and Bottled by K Brands
Much like the Kirkland Signature K Vine Chardonnay and K Vine Rosé we previously reviewed, we have high expectations going into this wine, maybe even more so since we're looking at what appears to be a single vineyard Cabernet from the Wahluke Slope.
After all, Charles Smith is the man behind one of our very top value picks, the excellent Substance Cabernet Sauvignon which actually retails for a dollar less than this bottle! Let's check it out.
The 2020 Kirkland Signature K-Vine Cabernet Sauvignon opens with a nice combination of dark fruit and well integrated spice, plus a little earthiness and mint to round things out. It's a good start.
Taking a sip reveals a smooth, tasty Cab with good balance. Add in some tart, juicy fruit and more well integrated spice and this is a nice bottle of wine.
It ends dry, a bit grippy and quite long with lingering juicy fruit. Overall this isn't quite as good as the Substance Cab, but it is certainly worth the price.
2020 Kirkland Signature K-Vine Cabernet Sauvignon
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