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February - California Cabernet 2008

Silverado Vineyards, Solo, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley

Bold aromas of blackcurrant, blackcurrant leaf, plum, black cherry and kirsch. Smooth, elegant and very sleek, with a very fine texture and silky tannins. It has pure fruit and is made to impress. A bit of a bruiser but has zest and freshness. 19pts/20
Price: £70 (2007) Handford Fine Wines, Theatre of Wine
Drink: 2013
Alc: 14.7%