Rodica "Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve " 2013

100% Cabernet Sauvignon
A still red wine from the Istria region of Slovenia.

Complex & evolved. Sandal wood, coffee, walnut.

Tasting Notes

The Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2018 from Rodica Estate has a deep ruby colour with garnet rim.

On the nose it’s evolved and rather complex with sandal wood, leather, varnish, under spirit cherry but it also shows deep, toasty notes of bitter chocolate and coffee plus a hint of graphite and walnut, too.

The mouthfeel is grippy with nicely integrated tannins and full body.

On the palate notes of coffee and wood are back. This Cabernet Sauvignon is rather warm and spicy.

The finish is pleasant, toasty and long.

Score 92

My score / points

Rodica  "Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve " 2013
Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve (2013) Review
Estate making Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Estate Rodica
Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve  (2013) Label Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Style of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Style Red & Still
Country of Rodica Country Slovenia
Region of Rodica Region Istria
Grape blend of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Vintage 2013
My review of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Points

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Red-wine variety of grape

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most well-known red wine grape varieties in the world. It is grown in nearly every major wine-producing region, in a wide range of climates, from the Okanagan Valley in Canada to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon. Cabernet Sauvignon rose to popularity as a result of its use in Bordeaux wines, where it is often blended with Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The grape spread through Europe and into the New World, settling in places like California’s Santa Cruz Mountains, Paso Robles, Napa Valley, Hawkes Bay, South Africa’s Stellenbosch region, Australia’s Margaret River and Coonawarra valleys, and Chile’s Maipo Valley and Colchagua. It was the world’s most widely planted premium red wine grape for most of the twentieth century, before Merlot overtook it in the 1990s. By 2015, however, Cabernet Sauvignon had reclaimed its place as the most widely planted wine grape, with 341,000 hectares (3,410 km2) under vine globally.

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