Amavi Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
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Bright ruby-red. Pure, subtle aromas of cassis, blackberry, licorice and nutty oak. Lush and broad but not particularly sweet, with a fairly high pitch to the fruit and spice flavors. No shortage of material here. Finishes with substantial tannins.
The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon contains a similar addition of Merlot, Syrah, and Cabernet Franc and was also aged in French, American, and Hungarian oak, 38% new. A bit more reticent, it is softer and more forward that its younger sibling. It has plenty of savory fruit, good balance and 2-3 years of aging potential.
This full-bodied, generous Cabernet is ripe and rich, focusing its dark-toned berry, black olive and pepper flavors beautifully. The tannins are present on the finish, but canrsquo;t stop the fruit. Best from 2010 through 2017.
Winemaker Jean-Franccedil;ois Pellet, who also makes the wines for pepper Bridge Winery, is crafting approachable Cabernets in the Walla Walla Valley that balance quality and value. He included 14 percent Merlot, 9 percent Syrah and 1 percent Malbec to add depth to this full-bodied Cabernet, with the majority of the grapes coming from the wineryrsquo;s three estate-owned vineyards: Pepper Bridge, Les Collines and Seven Hills.
Smooth and supple, Amavirsquo;s 2005 Cabernet includes a healthy bit of Syrah, which adds details of spice and pepper to the smooth and supple cassis and black cherry fruit. Tannins are ripe and well-defined, and the wine carries subtle suggestions of olive and tea. Itrsquo;s focused and bright, polished and immediately delicious, though it could certainly cellar for a few years.
Winemaker Jean-François Pellet, who also makes the wines for pepper Bridge Winery, is crafting approachable Cabernets in the Walla Walla Valley that balance quality and value. He included 14 percent Merlot, 9 percent Syrah and 1 percent Malbec to add depth to this full-bodied Cabernet, with the majority of the grapes coming from the winery's three estate-owned vineyards: Pepper Bridge, Les Collines and Seven Hills.
The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon includes 14% Merlot, 9% Syrah, and 1% Malbec. It was aged in 35% new French, American, and Hungarian oak. Purple-colored, it has an enticing nose of cedar, spice box, red currant, and black currant. Slightly austere with moderate tannin, it should be drunk near-term while the fruit holds.
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