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Wine Review: The Taste of Luxury Cabernet Sauvignon by Chateau Ste. Michelle

Chateau Ste Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon is a smooth and dry red wine that is robust with its blackberry and black cherry flavors. Ripe aroma permeates the glass with quick legs that still offer a soft aftertaste. Dark red color represents ripe fruits and growing style. It is a red wine blend offering a unique taste of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 4% Syrah, 2% Malbec,2% Petit Verdot, and 2% Mourv.  Cabernet Savignon is a strong tasting wine that doesn’t go well with light tasting dishes. Using heavy protein and fat dishes like steak, buffalo, pheasant, and duck pair well ( 1 ). The higher levels of tannin require more of a coating on the back of the tongue to balance out the taste. It is not a wine recommended for salads or sushi.  Chateau Ste Michelle is a Washington winery starting at the end of prohibition from the Seattle lumber baron Fredrick Stimson. They use old world techniques blended with modern innovation to create a higher quality product.  When it