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Gandona Encosta Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

$81.99

SKU 31863

750ml

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Encosta Encosta ("slope") Cabernet Sauvignon originates from the steeply terraced hillsides of Gandona Estate and its terra cotta-colored, volcanic soil.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Gandona
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Wine AdvocateThe 2012 Gandona Vineyards Encosta Cabernet Sauvignon (which I assume is somewhat of a second-wine selection) is a blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest 8% Cabernet Franc and 4% Merlot. The wine shows spicy, foresty notes, a touch of tobacco leaf, moderate structure and blackcurrant and black raspberry fruit in a medium-bodied, juicy, alluring and seductive style. Drink it over the next 8-10 years.

Robert Parker, October 2014