| Artesa Reserve Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml 3L 2003|
Napa Valley, USA
2003 Artesa Reserve Napa Cabernet Sauvignon has deep intense color of this wine portends the pleasure to follow. Intense ripe cassis and blackberry fruit is enveloped in roasted coffee, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, vanilla, and leather. The ample tannins are silky smooth and mouth filling, making the wine rich from start to lingering finish. The balance of tannins and acid, with the intensely extracted core fruit, will enable this wine to last 10-20 years. Only 410 cases produced.
Artesa comes from the Catalan word for "Craftsman", and these wines showcase that mentality. Artesa is focused on growing excellent grapes, and producing wines that are distinctive and high-quality. Artesa's Reserve wines are the best of Artesa's production.
Cabernet goes well with beef, lamb and goose. It also does well with brie, cheddar cheese and chocolate
Cabernet is the king of wines. Full flavored, full bodied, full tannins. Cabernet is for people who like big wines. California Cabernets are the biggest and boldest, French Cabernets (Often from Bordeaux) tend to be more mellow and subtle. Many of the bes
Cabernet Blackberry Sorbet
1 lb blackberries (fresh is best, frozen is OK)
1 cup cabernet sauvignon
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp lemon juice
1. Puree the blackberries, then put the mixture through a sieve to remove the seeds.
2. Combine the strained berry juice, wine, sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan, and cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.
3. Freeze according to the directions for your ice cream freezer, or place in a shallow pan in the freezer. If your freezer is too warm to get the sorbet to harden, substitute water for a portion of the wine in your next batch.