2016 Trefethen 'Double T,' Napa Valley

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2016 Trefethen 'Double T,' Napa Valley

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Winemaker Notes

For this lovely blend, Cabernet Sauvignon provides backbone and Malbec brings color, red fruit characters and a hint of floral. Petit Verdot adds structure. Merlot adds a lively spice and herbal character with Cabernet Franc offering finesse and a peppery perfume. This wine has fragrant aromas of cherry, cracked pepper, and toasted oak. The palate delivers flavors of berries with rich chocolate and savory spices on the finish.This wine shines with comfort foods featuring hearty pastas or beef stew. Also great with burgers or grilled steaks.Blend : 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Malbec, 15% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc

Critical Acclaim

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Wilfred Wong of Wine.com

COMMENTARY: Napa Valley Cabernet blends—also known as Bordeaux style reds—have yielded mixed results in the $20 range. The 2015 Trefethen Family Vineyards Double T Red Wine, made from a mix of Bordeaux grape varieties, stands out as one of the best wines of the lot. TASTING NOTES: This wine shows nice richness and depth of fruit. Its aromas and flavors of ripe berries, oak accents, and savory spices should pair it well with a savory lamb stew. (Tasted: August 2, 2018, San Francisco, CA)

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