Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 - Station Plaza Wine
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Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
SKU: 07662

Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

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This Cabernet is set each vintage as a Bordeaux blend, with soft and silky tannins and a plush, full mouth-feel setting it up for immediate enjoyment, although it's built to age and develop further complexity. Aromas of dried herbs, cedar, clove and lavender join flavors of dark red fruit led by figs, black cherry, currants, boysenberry, huckleberry, raspberry, and evident oak spice are joined with more traditional Knights Valley tones of black olive, wild sage and mocha chocolate. Fine acidity and balance with an elegant structure lead to a lingering, memorable finish.
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The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon (Knights Valley) is powerful, dense and wonderfully rich, with tons of the savory and mineral inflections that make Knights Valley Cabernets so alluring. This mineral character helps to play off the natural radiance of the year. Graphite, game, menthol, licorice and red fruit are front and center. In this vintage, the wine has a bit more suppleness and red fruit than it usually does.

Antonio Galloni, January 2020
Wine Advocate
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The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley is a blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. Deep garnet-purple in color, it features bold notions of baked plums, boysenberries and black cherry compote with an undercurrent of cinnamon stick, menthol and tree bark. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has a great structure of firm, ripe, grainy tannins and lovely freshness supporting the juicy black fruit, finishing long. 82,752 cases were made.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, August 13, 2020
Jeb Dunnuck
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Blackcurrants, blackberries, cedary spice, graphite, and chocolate notes all emerge from the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon, a delicious, medium-bodied effort that has sweet tannins and a charming, fun style. Based on a blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, and 1% Petite Verdot, brought up in 27% new French oak, drink bottles over the coming 4-6 years.

January 31, 2020