Love Cabernet? There is a big club of us who do! This week we celebrate a red grape that is loved and adored by so many. Did you know that Cabernet Sauvignon is the love child of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc?
September 3rd is officially National Cabernet Day and that means we can celebrate with the below 6 new world bottles that you’re bound to fall in love with.
1. Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon
This is outstanding value from Chile! A complex cabernet with notes of violet, cinnamon, blueberries and black currents. Being a fan of this wine for a while now, you can truly rely on the high quality wine from Tarapaca and the amazing people behind them. Chile is a leader in sustainable agriculture so you can feel good about supporting the entire supply chain when you buy this wine.
2. Two Sisters Vineyards 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
From one of the best wineries in Ontario – this 2015 will surely impress! Whether its being opened right now for a saturday night dinner or getting put away in your cellar, this is a big, bold cabernet, from low yielding vines from rockstar winemaker Adam Pearce.
3. Vineland Estates Cabernet Franc
One of the best value red wines ever. Brain Schmidt of Vinealnd Estates is the king of everyday sipping Cabernet Franc. Juicy, delicious and knock out great. This wine is the perfect house wine for any cabernet lover. Grapes are sorted with an optical sorter that sorts each individual berry for perfect ripeness to pure perfection.
4. Wines of Substance Cabernet Sauvignon
Washington State wines are fierce and fabulous! This cabernet from Charles Smith is a total rockstar. Structured, refined and kwafable, this will will bring a smile to your face with its balance and fun label design.
5. Catena Cabernet Sauvignon
Made by Wine Super Star Dr. Laura Catena, this wine is from high altitude vineyards in Argentina made with pure melt water from the Andes Mountains. This full bodied wine has sensual aromas of black fruit, cassis, black pepper, chocolate and smooth tannins. A perfect companion to your steak dinners.
6. Louis M Martini Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon
A dynamite wine from California’s Sonoma Coast, worthy of your cellar and for drinking tonight! Fully loaded with soft and supple Cabernet aromas like black pepper and spice elevated with a long finish and balanced profile. Definitely one you want to try!
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