With a reputation for delivering great quality at a remarkable price, Decoy has established a loyal following for its distinctive style, which emphasizes ready-upon-release wines that are capable of expressing their full charm and complexity in their youth. The lush Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon from the Sonoma Valley appellation is created the with the same care and attention as their Napa Estate wines at a price hard to turn down. Prime grapes from vineyards in Sonoma County create this value Cab that's pure Duckhorn and drinking beautifully right now. 2018 was another excellent vintage in Sonoma and offered beautifully ripe fruit. This is a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 4% Zinfandel, 2% Petite Syrah, 2% Syrah and 1% Petit Verdot, aged in 40% new French oak for 10 months.
"Produced by the Duckhorn Wine Company, a rich and generous Cabernet Sauvignon-driven red blend with some Merlot, Zinfandel, Petit Verdot and Petite Sirah sourced from vineyards in Sonoma County, California. Medium- to full-bodied with aromas of dark fruit, grilled fine herbs, spicy and smoky on the palate. Pair with chicken mole or dark chocolate studded with dried red berry fruit."
93 points - Natalie Maclean, Dec 2020
|Bottles Per Case||12 Pack|
|Cellaring||Drink Now or Cellar|
|Sweetness Descriptor||D - Dry See Sweetness Chart|
|Sugar Content (g/L)||6|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
|Region||California (USA), North Coast (USA)|
|Style||Warm and spicy reds|
|Grapes||85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot, 1% Petite Sirah, 1% Syrah / Shiraz, 4% Zinfandel|
|Food Pairing||Cured Meat, Ham, Hard Cheese, Pasta, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables, Veal roasted|
|Descriptors||Earthy, Floral, Fruity, Mineral|
|Price of Case||$455.40|