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Valley Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon

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Valley Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon

Our Cabernet Sauvignon leads with a deep ruby hue and engaging aromas of dark berries, spice, violets and cassis. Tasting delivers a multi-layered wine featuring supple flavors of blackcurrants framed by subtler tones of mocha, caramel and toast. Medium-firm tannins imbue structure, balance and depth to the wine, which closes on a polished note, with a lingering finish.

In another strong, early California vintage, Cabernet grapes were harvested at peak ripeness over a period of several weeks, concluding in October of 2016. At the winery, grapes were destemmed prior to fermentation in 100% stainless steel to preserve the vitality of the fruit. The wine was aged partially in tank and partially in barrel, a balance envisioned to complement the wine’s lively, fruit-driven profile with the premium toast notes and supple mouthfeel imparted by French and American oak.

Wine Facts
  • VINTAGE: 2016
  • APPELLATION: California
  • TOTAL ACIDITY: 0.59 G/100ML
  • PH: 3.76
  • ALCOHOL: 13.5%

The bold layers of flavor and firm structure of our complex Cabernet Sauvignon make it a formidable partner to this hearty, succulent steak.

Heartland Marinated Steak

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    88 Points - Best Buy

    2014 Vintage | October 2016

    "Offering great value, this rich-textured, well-balanced wine smells and tastes ripe, yet turns smooth and silky on the palate and finish"

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    88 Points

    2013 Vintage | November 2017

    "Bright-toned plum on smooth texture; tangy and lifted, fresh and balanced. A charming re-entry for this important brand."

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    88 Points - Great Value

    2014 Vintage | 2016