Gallo of Sonoma Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Northern Sonoma|
|Brand||Gallo of Sonoma|
Wine AdvocateThe 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is from their Barrelli Creek Vineyard, Scherrer Vineyards, Frei Ranch and the famous Monte Rossa Vineyard. It's 100% Cabernet Sauvignon with 15.2% natural alcohol and was aged 21 months in 100% new French oak. A classic Cabernet Sauvignon offering notes of unsmoked cigar tobacco, chocolate, espresso roast, blackcurrrants cedar and a touch of barbecue smoke, the wine is full-bodied, dense, moderately tannic, long and mouthfilling. Unfortunately, only 350 cases were made, but this wine is certainly capable of lasting 15-20 years.