Groth Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 2016
Price - $224.50/bottle
Product description

Vintage: 2016

Vintage rating: 10/10

Variety: 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot

Colour: Red 

Region: Oakville, Napa

Producer: Groth 

Winemaker: Michael Weis

Sustainable: Yes

Drinking Window: 2019-2029

Wine Spectator review: 96 points 

Wine Spectator Top 100 2019: No.4

Points on Wine Review - 95 points

This wine is a fantastic follow up from the Groth 2015 Reserve, with its darker fruit, cassis, black cherries and dark plums, along with dusty chocolate, tobacco leaf and cracked black pepper. The palate was medium-bodied, yet still reserved, with darker and purer fruit along with firm but structured tannins, dusty cocoa and savoury herbs giving a long-structured finish. This wine needs time: in 5 to 8 years it will be a superstar.

Food pairing:

Lamb Ribs | Seared beef | Beets

 

Alexander recipe suggestions:

Asian BBQ lamb ribs

Blue cheeseburger with caramelized onions

Roasted beet salad with shallots and black walnuts

Technical description

Appellation: Oakville, Napa Valley

Site: Groth Estate

Soil: Alluvium with Bale clay overwash

Yield: 60 hl/ha

pH: 3.50

R/S: 0.3 g/l

Alcohol by volume: 14.2 % 

Aging: 100% new French oak for 22 months

Number of cases: 4,593 

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