Cabernet Sauvignon - Geyser Peak

DescriptionName: Geyser Peak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Color: Red
Grape(s): Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Alexander Valley California
Maker: Geyser Peak
Vintage: 2007
Cost: $12.50
Comments: A very good Cabernet Sauvignon in this price range, however this wine's very apparent tannins are not for everyone.

Food PairingsMeats & Seafood: Poached, grilled, fried, baked or roasted beef, lamb, game and game birds .
Sauce: Au jus, savory, tomato, mustard, peppercorn
Cheese: Soft or hard goat cheese, hard cow and sheep cheese
Other: Chocolate

Taste ProfileNotes: Deep, inky crimson in color. Its aroma offers rich berry & ripe fruit flavors of blackberry & black cherry explode on the palate & are supported by a backbone of firm but fine grained tannins. Cassis scents with notes of smoke & sweet vanilla.
Quick Classification: Dry Red