Sterling Iridium Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
SKU: 16STERLINGIR

Sterling Iridium Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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750ml
$175.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Sterling
Opulent, big, bold and a candidate to stand proudly alongside Napa's finest cult wines, Iridium shows rich dark chocolate, caramel toffee and blackberries laced with oak spice, white pepper and black cherry. Firm, well-integrated tannins and a solid acid backbone give way to a richly decadent mouthfeel with lingering notes of mocha, cassis and classic Cabernet notes of graphite. Precious and rare, this is a wine that will continue to reveal itself over the next two decades.
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Made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Iridium is deep garnet-purple in color. It charges out of the glass with super-intense notes of blackcurrant cordial, Black Forest cake and blueberry pie plus touches of chocolate mint, red roses, fragrant earth and cedar chest with a hint of pencil lead. Full-bodied, the palate is bursting with ripe, opulent black fruit preserves, framed by plush tannins, finishing very long with a spicy kick. 2,000 cases were made.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, August 2020