The Debate – Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Denali Vineyard – Napa Valley

The Debate – Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Denali Vineyard – Napa Valley

The nose is fresh, elegant and offers intensity, power and a good definition. It reveals notes of wild cassis, wild blackberry and small notes of wild strawberry associated with touches of grey pepper, fresh/ripe plum and very fine hints of violet/vanilla. The mouth is fruity, fresh and offers a good definition, juiciness and an acidulous frame. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of juicy/fresh cassis, juicy/fresh blackberry and small notes of strawberry associated with fine touches of cherry/griotte as well as hints of violet, liquorice stick as well as very discreet hints of sens of the place. A very discreet hint of coffee on the persistence/finish.

Note (Score): 17.75/20

Note (Score): 95-96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2020

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)