BV Coastal Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

BV Coastal Estates ZinfandelPrice: $11
Maker: Beaulieu Vineyard, Sonoma, California
Variety: Zinfandel
Packaging: Bottle, natural cork
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Our Rating: 8.5 out of 10

BV Coastal Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 brings to mind one word: “juicy”. This cab’s nose features ripe berry notes with hints of vanilla and spice. The flavor offers blackberry, raspberry, chocolate, and cherry notes, with spice and oak playing a lesser role. The peppery notes come on stronger in the finish. In many ways, it resembles BV Coastal Estates Zinfandel, which we also found to be a “very berry” wine, albeit with a zin character.

The Beaulieu Vineyard website describes their Cabernet Sauvignon as “very easy to drink” – we can heartily agree with that statement. This wine’s fruity but moderately complex character makes it the kind of wine lots of people can appreciate.

3 thoughts on “BV Coastal Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2004”

  1. You buy your wines at Costco…you may have not gotten a quality bottle that was stored at proper temperature throughout. Tt’s a delicious Cab Sauv, there is a slight ‘echoing’ on the palette with a velvety finish. I actually like that finish because it doesn’t discriminate. It can be served to a wide variety of individuals with different tastes and satisfy their needs quite nicely.

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