Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Magnum

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From one of California’s most awarded wine estates and modelled after a First Growth Bordeaux, Jordan is a classic Californian Cabernet Sauvignon that has been considered one of Sonoma’s best Cabernet Sauvignons for four decades with its perfect balance between beautiful fruit, silky tannins and a lingering finish. 2012 was truly a phenomenal growing season—every winemaker’s dream—which shines through as one of the most complex Jordan Cabernet Sauvignons to date. A long-lived vintage that tastes incredible in magnum now and will continue to reward wine collectors for decades.
Type:
Vintage:
2012
Size:
1.5Ltr
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot; 2% Malbec
Genres:
ABV:
13.8%
Region:
Country:
USA
Sub Region:
Sonoma County
Sub Sub Region:
Alexander Valley
Body:
Rich, bold and robust
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Cork
£160.00
 

Jordan Vineyard & Winery

Established in 1972, by Tom and Sally Jordan, Jordan Vineyard & Winery was inspired by the great wines of Burgundy and Bordeaux. Jordan estate farms on 1,200 acres in Sonoma’s cool Alexander Valley, north of Napa and represents quality and consistency, with focus on producing only the very best Chardonnay and Cabernet which show a distinct focus on the greatest names of Burgundy and Bordeaux. One of California’s most awarded wine estates and now headed by 2nd generation John Jordan, these wines are World class on every level! John along with winemaker Rob Davis, who has been responsible for every vintage of Jordan since the inaugural 1976, continue to preserve the great ecological richness of this property, achieving numerous sustainability certifications. The diversity of the estate vineyard blocks with clay-rich soils like the Right Bank of Bordeaux and some of the best family grower parcels on mid-slope, well-drained Sonoma County vineyards with mineral-rich, gravelly soils reminiscent of Bordeaux’s Left Bank, gives their Cabernet Sauvignon a complexity found only in the top first growths of the world.

Tasting Notes

Concentrated aromas of blackberries and black cherries with an inviting hint of cedar. The wine’s silky palate is long and expansive, boasting a beautiful balance of black fruit and fine tannin structure. Its finish is lively, lingering and laced with a sweetness of fruit. A deliciously seductive wine to be enjoyed now or cellared through 2028. Decant for 60 to 90 minutes to elevate aromas and flavors.

Food Matches

his wine's French oak aging helps complement grilled fare, such as lamb, steak, pork or chicken, and its dark fruit flavors will stand up to richer dishes, such as veal tenderloin with a wine sauce, mushroom risotto or duck confit. Its medium body highlights lighter dishes as well—think spiced ahi tuna, grilled steak salad and charcuterie.