Michael Pozzan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
The 2017 Michael Pozzan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is classically Alexander Valley from the start. Wild, brambly aromas of blackberries and raspberries mingle with typical Cabernet characteristics of black currant and saddle leather. In the mouth the wines shows juicy red plum, ripe red cherry and richly roasted coffee. The mouth is balanced well with touches of toasted French oak. Enjoy this serous wine with a grilled flank steak served with roasted summer green beans.
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley|
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