Cardinale – Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 – Napa Valley

Cardinale – Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, aromatic and offers gourmandise, a beautiful finesse, a beautiful harmony as well as a slight concentration. It reveals notes of blackberry cream, wild cassis and strawberry combined with slight notes of wild fruits, violet, toffee / brown sugar, subtle touches of cardamom as well as touches of spices and nutmeg.The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a beautiful juiciness / gourmandise, a slight tension, straightness, a nice roundness, a beautiful definition, harmony, a beautiful acid frame as well as a good matter and density. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy / juicy blackberry, plum and blueberry associated with discreet touches of ripe / fleshy redcurrants, slight touches of raspberry as well as subtle touches of caramel, wood, cardamom and subtle touches of fresh / crunchy hazelnut. Tannins are elegant. Good length and persistence. There are slight touches of dark chocolate on the persistence. Beautiful suavity and gourmandise on the finish.

Note (Score): 18.5/20

Note (Score): 97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 2018/01

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)