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Alexander Valley Vineyards Cyrus

Alexander Valley Vineyards
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionSonoma
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Country
United States
SubregionAlexander Valley
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GrapesCabernet SauvignonMerlotCabernet FrancPetit VerdotMalbec
Wine Description:
Alexander Valley Vineyards Cyrus is a premium red wine produced by Alexander Valley Vineyards, a renowned winery located in the Alexander Valley appellation of Sonoma County, California. The wine is named after Cyrus Alexander, the founder of the Alexander Valley. The vineyard features a unique combination of soils, microclimates, and elevations that create a diverse range of flavors and aromas in the grapes. The wine is made using a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot grapes, which are carefully selected and hand-harvested. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for 24 months, resulting in a complex and elegant wine with notes of blackberry, cassis, and vanilla. The style of the wine is full-bodied, with firm tannins and a long, smooth finish.
Pros:
  • Plush and velvety with flavors of blackberry, coffee, and currant
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Cons:
  • Can be a bit tannic and heavy in texture

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This Alexander Valley Vineyards Cyrus is a bold and complex blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. It's dark ruby in color with a nose of dark cherry, leather, cedar, and baking spices. The palate is full bodied and smooth with flavors of ripe dark berries, toasted oak, and hints of cocoa and vanilla. The finish is long and lingering with soft tannins. Enjoy this well-balanced and well-crafted wine with grilled steak or roasted vegetables.
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