Aspiring wine connoisseurs should start by trying a new wine each week, but even selecting a new bottle can be a challenging endeavour. That’s where Natalie MacLean comes in. Editor of the largest Ontario website dedicated to wine, NatalieMacLean.com, she’s also an accredited sommelier, a member of the National Capital Sommelier Guild, and the author of Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines. Natalie joins View the Vibe for a weekly selection of a new wine for all of us to try, along with her pointers for how to enjoy it like a pro.
This week’s pick: Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Region: California, United States
About: Savoury with espresso, mocha on the nose followed by dark fruit and smoke on the palate. Balanced, full-bodied and elegant. Great dinner party wine. Pair with a juicy, rare steak.
Sweetness: Extra Dry
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