Napa Valley’s Cabernet Sauvignons boast big, powerful luscious tastes and this /Saturday (Feb. 24) at the Wine ConneXtion in North Andover you’ll be able to sample some of the little known gems of recent vintages.
Sam Messina’s brought in 10 fruit bombs for your tasting pleasure. The free event, open to the public, runs from 1-5 p.m.
If you like Cabernets that express rich California black fruit character, toasted brioche, spices, and much more, you won’t want to miss this special tasting.
Here’s a short list of the featured Cabernet Sauvignons:
Resolute ‘Red Hills’ 2014 – Winemaker Aaron Pott gets his grapes from vineyards located 2,400 feet high in the Red Hills of Lake County. Figs, cocoa, vanilla, cherry, plum and blackberry fill the senses.
Band of Vintners Consortium 2014 – Subtle exotic spices make this silky textured Cab stand out from the crowd.
John Anthony “Farm” 2015 – It’s supple and impeccably crafted for elegance.
Herb Lamb “Two Old Hands” 2013 – The second tier bottling of this unique, limited production winery is plush on the palate, and finishes with a chocolate cherry pop.
Darioush Caravan 2013 – It offers saturated flavors of dark cherry and blueberry as well as chocolate and white truffle. It’s ready now!
Ehret Family Knights Valley 2011 – Opulent but structured, it’ll make your eyes roll with its dark chocolate and roasted coffee notes.