Saturday, May 4, 2019

Wine Quickie: Mossback Chalk Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2016


Mossback is the Sonoma label line by Matchbook Wine Company, who is one of the best winery friends of the blog. The line was created when they decided that they needed to make a good Pinot Noir, but that's rather difficult in Dunnigan Hills. So their winemaker used his connections in Sonoma to get his hands on some fruit, and Mossback was created!

The 2016 Chalk Hill Cabernet Sauvignon is medium bodied with a lush mouthfeel, soft grainy tannin, and a finish that bursts with dark fruit. There's black cherries, blackberries, leather, cedar, and spice. This is a nice example of a cool climate Cabernet at the right price of $25!

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