Justin is a classic Paso Robles winemaker, and this Cabernet is the winery’s entry-level bottling.
It’s a simple wine with a surplus of fruit, big jammy notes just overwhelming with strawberry character. Let it open up and there’s a bit of tobacco and cedar wood There’s a lack of balance here, driven by the wine’s simple structure. And at this price that’s perhaps not so bad, though I think it’s best positioned as a red wine poolside sipper instead of the typical, burly Cab you might think of pairing with a steak.
B / $25 / justinwine.com
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