90

Frei Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley Sonoma Reserve 2018

$27

Ripe and direct, with red licorice-wrapped plum and cherry compote flavors, backed by a healthy dose of roasted vanilla. Keeps good energy throughout, with an echo of tobacco in the background. Drink now through 2025. 40,000 cases made.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Aug 31, 2021

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, native to Bordeaux, has thick blue skins, giving the resulting wines plentiful tannins and phenolics and making them particularly ageworthy. Over the past 50 years, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to all of the New World's major winegrowing regions, and it remains one of France's most important grapes.

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$27

Frei Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley Sonoma Reserve 2018

Ripe and direct, with red licorice-wrapped plum and cherry compote flavors, backed by a healthy dose of roasted vanilla. Keeps good energy throughout, with an echo of tobacco in the background. Drink now through 2025. 40,000 cases made.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Aug 31, 2021