World's End If 6 Was 9 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

$49.99

SKU 23501

750ml

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IF SIX WAS NINE is the Estate's take on a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon varietal wine. However, being from Bordeaux it's difficult to live with just one variety! So a little Merlot is blended in to help the middle palate and Cabernet Franc to provide just that extra bit of lift.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Appellation Rutherford
Brand World's End
Alcohol/vol 14%
  • we93

Wine EnthusiastSoftened by 6% Merlot, this lovely concoction opens with a waft of smoky cigar box, becoming a bold, loud expression of the variety dotted in classic notes of cassis and cedar. A luxuriously velvety texture is the standout, though, supported by great structure and length.

Virginie Boone, July 1, 2016
  • wa91

Wine AdvocateThe 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon If Six Was Nine is a blend of 94% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Merlot aged 20% in new French oak and the rest in one- and two-year-old barrels. This has a nice, crème de cassis and black raspberry aromatics, medium to full-bodied flavors, good, ripe tannin, a nice textured mouthfeel, excellent purity, richness and length. This wine represents a good value among high-end Napa Cabernet Sauvignons and should drink well for 12-15 or more years

Robert Parker, December 2015