Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon

Avalon, Napa County, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014, $19.99

Columbus Circle Liquor 

https://www.columbuscirclewines.com

 

Sight

  • Clarity: Clear
  • Brightness: Day bright
  • Color: Deep ruby/ purple 
  • Rim: Pink
  • Viscosity: Medium Plus with staining tears

 

Nose

  • Intensity: Moderate Plus
  • Age: young
  • Fruit: Red cherry, blackberries, blueberry, curant 
  • Floral: Purple flower, violet
  • Non Fruit: Green pepper, eucalyptus, cigar box coffee, dark chocolate
  • Earth: Medium plus minerality, volcanic  
  • Wood: Medium plus, nutmeg, clove, roast nuts

 

Palate

  • Fruit: Blackberry, cassis, red cherry, blueberry
  • Floral: Violet
  • Non Fruit: Sage, mint, allspice, mocha, smoke, green pepper, tobacco 
  • Earth: Medium Plus, volcanic, ashen 
  • Wood: Medium plus, Nutmeg, roasted nut, cola nut

 

Structure

  • Sweetness: Dry (with ripe attack)
  • Body: full
  • Tannin: High
  • Acid: Medium plus
  • Alcohol: High

 

 

Pretty typical Napa Cabernet

Great but will also age well for a couple years.

Check out the link below for the typical flavor profile of the wine.