Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

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Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
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The Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 is a $17,99 Costco exclusive. The single vineyard in question is the Suscol Vineyard in south Napa. Suscol is a native word meaning wet and green and is a popular location word in the area. The silk-screened label shows a map of the vineyard. the gold color is the block where the grapes were chosen.

Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

There is Suscol Springs, and Suscol Mountain some of these are Cakebread Estate vineyards. Chalone sold Suscol Creek to Premier Pacific Vineyards. At the same time, Laird Family Estates owns Suscol Ranch. So which vineyard is the Suscol Vineyard grapes in this bottle is not clear. Not that it matters too much, they are all excellent, high-end vineyards.

The winemaker is Jeff McBride who is a highly experienced winemaker who seems to have worked with everyone in Napa and Sonoma.

We do not have production and tasting notes for the Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021, but the back label mentions a cool mountain climate and oak-influenced flavors.

What we do know is that the grapes were carefully picked from a quality vineyard, and the winemaker has impeccable credentials. Plus this wine sells for under twenty bucks. The alcohol content is 14.5%.

The Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 Tasting Notes

The color is a very dark, almost black cherry red. The nose is extracted dark berries, oak spice, raspberry, plum, a little bitter dark chocolate, and blackberry. The Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 is a medium to full-bodied wine with rich flavors that show excellent depth.

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This Cabernet Sauvignon tastes like blackberry, licorice, jammy raspberry, a slap of interesting spice, and then cooling plum. The mid-palate brings blood orange, blueberry, tart cranberry, and a dash of mocha.

The tannins are smooth and the acidity does an excellent job.

The Summary

  • The Kirkland Signature Single Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 is a knock-out.
  • A real bargain at $17.99, expect to pay a minimum of $10 more for this quality.
  • Pair with a great steak on the BBQ or just sip, it’s all good.

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