Neck of the Woods Winery 2010 Backyard Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon - 87pts
Availability: Direct from winery here and VQA stores
Date Tasted: July 11th, 2012
Tasting Notes: The Backyard Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is a happy surprise with decent varietal expression - especially for a cool vintage, and with pleasant drinkability -especially for the price. Striking a good balance between sweet dark fruit and savoury oak and vegetal characters resulting in a wine that delivers the structure you want from a Cabernet Sauvignon without the lofty price point and without resorting to added sugar to boost-up the body. This wine is fairly lean and focused and would make a great partner for a plate of hard cheeses and dark chocolate. Drink now-2014.
- Liam Carrier ©copyright Icon Wines 2012