Dark Horse Cabernet Sauvignon 75Cl

£ 8.50
£11.34/litre

Product Description

  • Cabernet Sauvignon - Red Californian Wine
  • Dark Horse winemaker, Beth Liston, believes that fortune favours the bold. Her pioneering approach to viticulture and winemaking champions originality and above all, taste.
  • A bold wine with big personality, this Cabernet is driven by flavours of blackberry and black cherry, supported by firm tannins and a hint of spice - all leading toward a complex finish of dark chocolate espresso.
  • Wine of California, U.S.A.
  • Pack size: 750mL

Information

Allergy Information

  • Contains Sulphites
  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes

  • Dark Horse Cabernet entices with jammy, dark fruit aromas of blackberry and black cherry, layered with sweet brown spice, toasted nutty oak and a hint of mocha. Firm tannins and a plush mouthfeel lead the way to a dark chocolate mocha finish.

Region of Origin

California

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

10.1

ABV

13.5% vol

Current Vintage

2015

Producer

Darkhorse Wines

Type of Closure

Screwcap

Wine Maker

Beth Liston

Country

United States

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon

Vinification Details

  • The grapes for our Dark Horse Cabernet Sauvignon were harvested at optimum ripeness led to easy and early extraction of rich colour and velvety tannins in the fermenters. Warmer fermentations (88F - 92F) resulted in more intense flavours and fruit forward aromatics. Post fermentation, the wines are aged to add complexity and balance to the wines.

History

  • At Dark Horse Wine, we wholeheartedly believe that fortune favours the bold. Winemaker Beth Liston marshals the best agricultural and winemaking resources from around the globe to deliver the unexpected: a bold wine that outperforms its price.

Regional Information

  • We selected the grapes for our 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon from premier California vineyards. Winemaker Beth Liston visited these vineyards daily to determine which blocks would make it to the final blend. California experienced its third year of dry and warm weather, making canopy management key to allow just the right amount of sunlight on the berries. An early bud break was followed by an early harvest, producing wines of outstanding flavour and acidity in the glass.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

  • This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 2 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Country of Origin

United States

Origin Free Text

Wine of U.S.A.

Name and address

  • Bottled for:
  • Dark Horse Europe,
  • Harman House,
  • Uxbridge,
  • UB8 1QQ,
  • U.K.

Importer address

  • Dark Horse Europe,
  • Harman House,
  • Uxbridge,
  • UB8 1QQ,
  • U.K.
  • By:

Return to

  • Pour a glass and let us know what you think.
  • darkhorsewine.co.uk
  • Dark Horse Europe,
  • Harman House,
  • Uxbridge,
  • UB8 1QQ,
  • U.K.

Lower age limit

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents

750 Millilitres ℮

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