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2017 Bread & Butter Cabernet Sauvignon

California
Non-Member $15.00
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Bottle(s)

Awards:
2018 - Double Gold - New York International Wine Competition
2018 - Silver - LA International Wine Competition
2018 - 90 Points - Ultimate Wine Challenge

Bread & Butter wines take their name from the natural aromas and flavors that develop during winemaking. It also reminds us that some things are just better together. This Cabernet Sauvignon expresses captivating aromas of mocha, ripe berries, violets, and blackcurrant with intertwining layers of subtle black pepper, toasted oak and rich vanilla.  This beautifully crafted Cabernet Sauvignon enters the palate with layers of ripe blackberry and chocolate covered cherries. The round and luscious mouthfeel is accented by soft tannins and a hint of spice that weaves into a smooth, lingering finish.

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Smells Like

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    Black Currant

  • Mocha icons

    Mocha

  • Vanilla icons

    Vanilla

Tastes Like

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    Blackberry

  • Cherry icons

    Cherry

  • Chocolate icons

    Chocolate

Kurt Lorenzi

Kurt Lorenzi

Vice-President, Winemaking & Sourcing, Vineyard Veteran

Kurt oversees the WX global winemaking team. No small task, but with 30-plus years in the industry, it is something he does with ease and grace. Over his career, he has accumulated countless awards, not only as a winemaker, but also as a distiller and brewer. As the Winemaker at Estrella River Winery, he helped pioneer Paso Robles’ rise as a prominent wine region, then joined the founding team at Jepson Winery & Distillery, where he spent 15 years as a winemaker and master distiller.  He has been with WX since 2000, where he continues to explore wine regions around the world and rack up accolades. His secret: finding small lots of wine with amazing pedigree and expressive varietal character. When he’s not in the cellar, you can find Kurt cycling, sailing or skiing. He resides in Mill Valley, California with his wife and dog.

Bread Butter, California - United States

Carneros and Arroyo Seco, California - United States

The intricate balance and layers in this wine come from multiple vineyard sourcing. In this case, we utilized two cooler growing regions on the California coast, Carneros and Arroyo Seco. Stradling the Napa-Sonoma border at the northern tip of San Pablo Bay, Carneros is renowned for its prevalent fog and long growing season that produce grapes with bright acids and fresh, crisp flavors. Arroyo Seco is located in Central California in Monterey County. One of the earliest recognized viticultural areas in the state, this small region has an ideal balance of warm days tempered by coastal breezes from the Pacific. The grapes develop rich sugars and fine balancing acids. Together, these two regions create wines of beauty and grace.

Style
Bold Red
Pairing
Grilled ribeye steak, Mushroom pizza, Bacon cheeseburger
Grapes
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Volume
750 ml
Alcohol by Volume
13.5%