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Greyscale Wines 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Greyscale Wines

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Rutherford, Napa Valley, CA


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It is such a memorable experience to sit in a barrel room with the winery owners to taste and discuss their wines! For this month's exciting bonus offer, purchase this wine by the case (12 bottles) and enjoy an intimate in-person wine tasting with the owners, Jean and Larry Rowe. You'll taste through current Greyscale Wines' vintages and select library wines.
Tasting Notes:

"It takes Rutherford dust to grow great Cabernet". -André Tchelistcheff

Fun fact: According to Famed Winemaker André Tchelistcheff, the term “Rutherford Dust” was originally coined by U.C. Davis scientist and faculty member, Maynard Amerine. The term was intended to refer to the “terroir” of Rutherford – its unique combination of sun, soil (gravelly, sandy, loamy), microclimate and diurnal variation – and not necessarily about the specific aromas and flavors of the wine.

Have you experienced Rutherford dust yet? Pull out your best crystal stems and let’s dig in… You’ll immediately notice premium fruit in the glass; this nearly opaque wine is a bright garnet from center to rim, with subtle glints of deep purple shining through. Alluring, fresh aromas jump from the glass, with dark fruits – blackberry, black cherry, cassis – intermingling with cinnamon toast and vanilla bake shop spices, dried herbs and subtle mocha and licorice notes. Spend some time enjoying and discovering the layered aromas. The first sip offers soft, fine coating tannins on the palate. Fruit and acidity is very well integrated in this full bodied, balanced wine and reflective of the premium Rutherford vineyard from which it came.

Tasting notes by Carrie Schuster, Chief Marketing Angel
  • Grapes
    89% Cabernet Sauvignon (Rutherford), 6% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 1% Malbec
  • Region
    Rutherford, Napa Valley
  • Production
    125 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Will cellar well over the next 10-15 years

Kian Tavakoli

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About the Vineyard:
Additional Winemaker Notes:
  • Single vineyard fruit from famed vineyard in Rutherford
  • Fruit from 20+ year-old Cabernet vines
Food Pairing Suggestions:
Cabernet Sauvignon, powerful and bold, is meant for specific food accompaniments. If paired properly, it can produce the meal of a lifetime. Because of its stronger tannins, pair with fattier meats like beef steaks, beef and pork roasts, venison, lamb and hamburgers. Also serve with mushroom dishes and meals with herbs and pepper. Hard cheeses can be a nice compliment.
About the Winery
Greyscale Wines Launched in 2009, Jean and Larry Rowe of Greyscale Wines feel they are living their dream. Taking inspiration from Jean's childhood of growing up in the vineyard and their combined world travels to famous wine regions, they turned a dream of making their own wine into a reality. Learn more