Bold and Voluptuous- Domaine Degher 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

In continuing my tasting journey through Domaine Degher’s Paso Robles wines, I opened a bottle of their 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon.  I haven’t had many Cabs from Paso (I am usually always reaching for a bottle of Grenache…an excellent choice from the region) so I was looking forward to trying this Central Coast wine.

About the Wine- From the Winery

Domaine Degher 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon is 100% Cabernet from Paso Robles.  It was aged for 20 months in French Oak and has 14.8% alcohol.  Retails for $42.  For more information visit www.dwgwine.com

Now the Fun Part- Tasting the Wine

Domaine Degher’s Cabernet pours an intense, blackish-plum in the glass.  The nose intertwines aromas of oak, spice, and dark fruit.  This Cabernet has abundant smooth, dark fruit.  Voluptuous flavors of plum and blackberry are enveloped with sweet oak.  The peppery finish sticks around for a while, balancing out the jammy, fruit forward palate.  A nice Cabernet from Domaine Degher!

My Wine Rating- B

Food Pairing Suggestions- Pair this wine with a variety of stronger meats such as steak, duck, and venison.

*This wine was sent to me as a media sample

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