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WINE REVIEW Sosie 2017 Red Blend, Cavedale Vineyard, Moon Mountain District, Sonoma County, CA ($45)

by Andrew Chalk



A blend of 45% cabernet sauvignon, 45% merlot, and 10% cabernet franc. This is Sosie’s homage to Bordeaux. Grown at 2,000ft in volcanic soils where constant wind is an established fact, Cavedale Vineyard is a unique site in which to grow grapes.


TASTING NOTES

A: Opaque ruby;


N: Ripe raspberry preserves fruit. Chocolate, licorice;


T: Effusive fruit of sour cherries, raspberry compote, and blackcurrant. Medium acid. Velvet tannins. The 50% new French oak is not pronounced.



Sample.



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