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Review: 2017 Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley


Krug’s 2017 cab is surprisingly lean and already hitting maturity. The wine (a blend of 87% cabernet sauvignon, 5% merlot, 5% petit verdot, and 3% petite sirah) is dry and very herbal, with a slight oxidized note and lots of green pepper/green onion sitting heavy atop the otherwise straightforward core of currants. Quite tannic as it develops, dark cocoa notes linger on the finish. Drink now.

B / $39 / charleskrug.com

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