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Wente Vineyards 'Southern Hills' Cabernet Sauvignon, Livermore Valley, California
90 Points

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Vintage: 2020
BC: $22.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -301507
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WineScores' Review

Supple, approachable, fragrant.
Always engaging and fragrant, the 2020 version of the Wente family's estate Cabernet Sauvignon stays true.
Bold cassis and Kirsch, vanilla and baking spice aromas are underscored by purple flowers, licorice and pipe tobacco. It's a smooth mouth-filling wine that is seamless and tasty. Generous fruit flavours are woven with spice and vanilla and it has nice persistence.
A tasty modern red with notable freshness to pair with chili dogs, burgers, spicy wings or sausage.

Pairs great with Gone Crackers Olive Oil & Cracked Pepper
Recommended Pairings
Barbeque, Junk Food, Fast Food & Snacks, GONE CRACKERS, Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2023-11-07 18:58:09.0


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