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2016 Ovid Experiment C4.6 RedBlend from United States

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"Clone 4 Cabernet Sauvignon has a long and mysterious history here in California. It originally arrived in Napa Valley from Mendoza, Argentina in 1964. How it made its way to S...

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"Clone 4 Cabernet Sauvignon has a long and mysterious history here in California. It originally arrived in Napa Valley from Mendoza, Argentina in 1964. How it made its way to South America is still unclear, presumably with French winemakers who were leaving Bordeaux in the late 1800s as phylloxera was devastating the region. Arriving mislabeled as Merlot, its storied past was off to an intriguing start. Clone 4 was fairly quickly recognized as Cabernet Sauvignon and has been viewed as an excellent selection ever since.

Intrigued by the mysterious combination of clone and site, we find this single selection of Cabernet offers a dense nose of fresh blackberry, cassis, black cherry, cola and dark chocolate. Rich and burnished, this particular expression is utterly delicious." - Winery

Product Detail

Item # 115197
Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Napa
Ratings
Vintage 2016
Color Red
ABV 14.7%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Merlot
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, lead, cedar, molasses, dark fruit, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, mocha, leather, vanilla, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, violet, rose, truffle, earth and coffee