Juggernaut Hillside California Cabernet
Juggernaut Hillside California Cabernet

Juggernaut Hillside California Cabernet 2019 Rated 90WE

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Wine Enthusiast Review
Rated 90
This well-structured wine reveals nice swaths of spice and fruit flavors, wrapping them in moderate tannins for a grippy, appetizing texture. The nose shows subtle baking spices like vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg, while the palate offers abundant spiced plums and black cherries.

Why Hillside Vineyards Are Special
Steep hillside vineyards present the ultimate challenge. Mountainous terrain tests both the grower and the vine. But the results can be extraordinary.

Hillside vineyards have less access to water, with the rockier soil also holding fewer nutrients. These conditions stress the vines, resulting in the production of a fraction of the fruit of most vineyards. The harsh environment causes the vines to struggle, yielding fewer clusters and smaller berry size. Since most of the flavor resides in the grape skins, the result is berries that are loaded with rich, ripe, intensely concentrated flavors and complexity.

Hillside vineyards are special. So is the wine that is crafted from them.

Purity, Intensity and Seamless Structure
French oak beautifully transforms intense mountain fruit into a wine with uncommon richness, yet smooth and luxurious texture. Juggernaut Hillside Cabernet is a wine that is fierce, brave, and delicious.

100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol 14.5%

Food Pairing Guide
The Juggernaut Hillside California Cabernet pairs very well with beef, lamb, game meat and poultry.