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Date Printed: 3/30/2015
Wild Horse Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Wild Horse Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
(search item no. 90944)

PRICE ON 3/30/2015: $16.79

Winemaker's Notes:

Blend: 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec, 2%Blaufrankisch, 1% Syrah

Distinctive for its bold, fruit-forward character, Wild Horse 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from well-established vineyards sites in Paso Robles. Individual vineyard lots were aged separately, and then blended to create this well balanced wine. Malbec, the largest blender, enhanced the anise spice while adding richness to the mid-palate. The Blaufrankisch, an Austrian varietal from Wild Horse Estate Vineyard adds a soft roundness to the palate while adding bright fruit flavors of cherry and raspberry. Syrah, the final blender, was added to smooth out aggressive tannins on the finish while enhancing the fresh fruit characteristics.

The result of this blending alchemy is a well structured Cabernet with rich aromas and flavors of blackberry, cocoa and clove, coupled with a rich mouth feel yielding smooth tannins. The vibrant acidity found in this wine makes a perfect match for a wide range of foods, including prime rib, rack of lamb, and aged cheeses.

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About Wild Horse:

Located south of Paso Robles in Templeton, California, Wild Horse Winery was founded in 1983 by Ken Volk. Wild Horse Winery was named for the wild mustangs that roamed the hills east of the vineyard estate. These mavericks suggest a free, noble spirit and are the ideal symbol for the Wild Horse Winery commitment to spirited winemaking. The vineyard and winery location was selected for its low vigor soils, proven ground water table, proximity to Estero Bay and rural atmosphere. Wild Horse Winery creates compelling wines from 16 diverse appellations and more than 40 vineyards from the Central Coast. Wild Horse Winery is committed to sustainable viticultural and business practices and creating fine wines that express the best of the region’s diversity. "Live Naturally, Enjoy Wildly" reflects the attitude and personalities of the people who have been creating these wines for over 25 years.