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Colour: Red
Producer: Cain Cellars
Region: California
Appellation: Napa Valley
Grape Variety: Cabernet Merlot

Cain Five, Napa Valley, 2014

8 cases, 1 bottle
£81.67 per bottle

Tasting Note:

The tang of crushed blackberry alongside smoke and ash and earthy forest tones, iron-like rocks and then wild flowers and the faint grip of reduction. Mountain herbs, dark berries, saddle leather, shaved dark chocolate and smoky minerals all lashed together with very fine grippy tannins and lovely freshness. This is complex, nuanced yet lithe Mountain Cabernet that like all great wines, remains remarkably easy to drink. Still a bit tight in 2020, should be at its best from 2022…

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