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Cabernet Sauvignon | 2015

The Cabernet Sauvignon category featured 26 Texas wines from 17 producers and 7 single vineyards, that came from grapes sourced from across the state; eleven (42%) were appellated Texas, two (8%) were appellated Texas Hill Country, eleven (42%) were appellated Texas High Plains and two (8%) was from the Texas Davis Mountains AVA.   The average price of the wines submitted is $31.43, which ranged from $12 to $90 and included the following: 1 from 2002, 1 from 2007, 1 from 2008, 2 from 2009, 5 from 2010, 3 from 2011, 8 from 2012, 3 from 2013, 1 from 2014 and 1 non-vintage.

The Top 3 Rated Cabernet Sauvignon:

  1. Texas Legato, Texas, Hoover Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2011 – 93 points – Highly Recommended – $35

  2. Flat Creek Estate,  Texas High Plains, Newsom Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 – 92 points – Highly Recommended – $50

  3. Kiepersol Estates, Texas, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 – 91 points – Highly Recommended – Library

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