The weather around here is colder than a witch’s you-know-what. That calls for lots of reds. I received this wine as a gift for my 40th and have been saving it for the right occasion. Last Sunday proved to be just the one. We paired this with pizza on the grill and it was the perfect way to end the weekend.
The grapes for this wine are grown in the Mayacamas Mountains in California which run parallel to and separates Sonoma from Napa. The barrels are made in Hungary and Slovakia. Specifically, the oak that is grown to make the barrels is located in this European region.
As an aside, Obsidian Ridge also makes a great Chardonnay called Poseidon. I tried this a few years back on my birthday with friends and really liked it. (Sorry, G I still need to write about that one.)
So back to the Cabernet. This wine was a rich garnet with swirls of plum color when poured into the glass. There’s lots of blackberry, jammy notes when you take your first sip. The finish has a minerality to it that prevents the wine from becoming overly fruity. A really nicely balanced wine and pairs well with lots of foods.
Rating 🍷🍷🍷 1/2 out of 5
You can purchase this at your local wine shop for around $27.
Thank you Jen for the wine and thank you Carrie for a relaxing and fun dinner!
Cheers my dears!