a classic Spanish style blend of cab sauv and tempranillo.
Enjoy aromas of currants, tobacco, chocolate, and black pepper. Silky tannins and moderate acidity make it a delicious wine to drink alone or with food. It pairs excellently with grilled meats, savory sauces, hardy cheeses and dark chocolate. Cheers!
Este es un vino Cabernet Sauvignon clásico y robusto listo para beberse hoy. Disfruta aromas de pasas, tabaco, chocolate y pimienta. Sedosos taninos y acidez moderada lo hace un vino delicioso para beber solo o con comida. Hace excelente maridaje con carnes de parilla, salsas, quesos secos y chocolates. Salud!
EL TAXI, CABERNET SAUVIGNON TASTING SHEET
The wine name: El Taxi
El Taxi means “The Taxi” in Spanish. It’s just our way of making it fun to say “Cab” which of course also means taxi in English.
Appellation: PASO ROBLES
Paso Robles has quickly become a destination for wine lovers of Cabernet Sauvignon due to its intense micro-climates which give rise to all styles of Cab from the big extracted to the stylishly balanced. Along with its notoriety for Rhone varietals, Paso is quickly becoming recognized as a place to grow and make some excellent Cabernet Sauvignons.
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon-80%, tempranillo-20%
The classic red grape of Left Bank Bordeux wines, Cabernet Sauvignon makes a rich and tasty wine that improves beautifully with age. In this red blend we added 20% Tempranillo reminiscent of the classic wines of Ribera Del Duero
Source: Single vineyard
This wine is made from grapes that were harvested by hand at the break of day. The grapes come from a single vineyard to ensure maximum flavor, consistency and authenticity.
Deep red and purple hues.
Currants, tobacco, chocolate and black pepper.
Dry with balanced fruit, acidity, tannins and overall smooth silky mouth feel.
Barrel: New French Oak, 30%
El Taxi was aged in wooden barrels and monitored closely to impart a 30% new French oak taste. This foundation gives the wine a luscious blend of spice, vanilla and slight char.
A delicious wine to serve with grilled meats, savory sauces, hardy cheeses and chocolate desserts.