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Sullivan Family Vineyards - 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Sullivan Family Vineyards - 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

 Vintage2013

Varietal : 90%Cabernet Sauvignon & 10% Petit Verdot

Appellation : Rutherford

Vineyard Designation : Sullivan Estate Vineyard

Harvest Date : August 20, 2013

Acid : 5.8

pH : 3.78

Aging : 22 months in New French Oak

Alcohol : 14.5%

 

The aroma of this wine is of strawberry, plum, green grape, thyme, orange blossom, dark cocoa, light cedar, dried pineapple, mexican papaya, caramel and neihi soda

 

The flavors of this wine are of chocolate ganache, blackberry, plum, vanillin, raspberry, dark plum, oak, damp soil, sweet pink lemon and you cane really taste the alcohol in this.  

There is a after note to this of chalk. 

 

The mouth feel is very dry with a high amount of tannin and a lingering astringent malic acid feel

 

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