Reviewed on 2018-12-21
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Rating 85
Style Red
Variety
Vintage 2016
Appellation
North Coast
California
USA
ABV 14.5%
Price $18.00  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Dinner Parties, Pizza Night, Pleasing A Crowd

Drink If You Like

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot , Syrah / Shiraz

Benzinger Family Winery Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Review

The cool thing about this wine is that the grapes are sourced intentionally from low yielding vineyards to increase the concentration and structure of the wine. This works, and the wine is deep and concentrated with dark berry fruit and earth notes. But the high alcohol belies the balance the winemakers are going for. It is a good wine, just off kilter a bit making it great for pizza, but not to be taken too seriously.

85
POINTS
Benzinger Family Winery Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
The cool thing about this wine is that the grapes are sourced intentionally from low yielding vineyards to increase the concentration and structure of the wine. This works, and the wine is deep and concentrated with dark berry fruit and earth notes. But the high alcohol belies the balance the winemakers are going for. It is a good wine, just off kilter a bit making it great for pizza, but not to be taken too seriously.

Reviewed On: 12-21-2018
85
POINTS
Benzinger Family Winery Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
The cool thing about this wine is that the grapes are sourced intentionally from low yielding vineyards to increase the concentration and structure of the wine. This works, and the wine is deep and concentrated with dark berry fruit and earth notes. But the high alcohol belies the balance the winemakers are going for. It is a good wine, just off kilter a bit making it great for pizza, but not to be taken too seriously.

Reviewed On: 12-21-2018