- Alcohol %: 14%
- Decant Time: 2 hours
- Taste: Fruity, Aromatic, Blackberry, Wild Cassis, Strawberry, Violet, Toffee, Brown Sugar, Cardamom, Spices, Nutmeg, Plum, Blueberry, Redcurrants, Raspberry, Caramel, Wood, Hazelnut, Dark Chocolate
- Food Matching: Red meat, Cheese, Poultry
- Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon : 86%, Merlot : 14%,
The 2013 Cardinale Estate Red is a phenomenal wine from a perfect year. The balance of fruit flavor, acidity, and tannin is ideal, promising a long, successful future in the cellar. This wine offers a beautiful harmony of blackberry, wild cassis, and strawberry, with subtle touches of violet, toffee, and brown sugar. The palate is well-balanced and fruity, with a beautiful juiciness and a slight tension. The finish is long and persistent, with slight touches of dark chocolate. This wine is sure to go down as one of the most exceptional vintages of the 21st century.