Staff Wine Review – GoodCheapBooze.com
Good Booze. Nice flavors
Looking for a Central Coast Cabernet with some berry fruit at a terrific price? This one is pretty good. It’s not going to age much but hit it with an aerator or time in a decanter and it’s a nice pour at this price with enough young California Cabernet flavors and aromas to make it enjoyable and, again, at this price, a decent deal.
Liberté Cabernet Sauvignon
Price Paid – $9.99
Date Reviewed – 10/15/17
Where Purchased – Trader Joe’s
Varietal or Type – Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage Year – 2014
Appellation – Paso Robles California
Winery/Brand – Familia Nueva Vineyards
Bottle Size – 750 ML
Alcohol – 14.1%
Cork? – Yes
Pour it and taste – Rich color, a whiff of sulphur and berry. Soft in the mouth, nice berry, low tannins on the finish.
Aerator – Sulphur is now gone. Soft berry aroma. Berry in the mouth, moderate tannins and a smooth finish.
Decanter – Jammy nose, berry flavors. Tannins recede and a smooth finish. But drink it now, don’t linger for hours. This is the peak moment.
Overall -There is enough fruit in the wine worth taking some time before enjoying. Modest, but real cabernet character.
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