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"As Pursued by Bear approaches its 15th year in production, we took the opportunity to revisit the blend that started it all. The 2016 Bear Cub is a loving return to the early style of our flagship wine, Pursued by Bear Cabernet Sauvignon. Like those earlier vintages, the Cub is a Cabernet Sauvignon-dominate wine blended with a small percentage of Syrah to enhance the mid-palate."
Grapes: 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 9% Syrah
Region: Columbia Valley, WA, USA
Aging: 28 months predominantly new French oak
Alcohol: 14.2% abv
Tasting Notes: Black currant, black cherry and blueberry are balanced by graphite, cocoa and baking spice. The structured palate displays a surprising lightness and lift, making this wine primed for immediate enjoyment.
Food Suggestions: Cured meats, burgers on the grill, grilled chicken thighs
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