Hawk Crest 2000 California Cabernet Sauvignon ($13.49)
Dark garnet. Herbal notes of tarragon and vanilla aromatics make a pleasant background for ripe black fruit. Juicy black-plum fruit and sweet oak make this one a pleasant quaff, with sufficient acidic structure for flavor interest. Good, straightforward "New World" Cabernet. US Importer: (Mar 29, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Cabernet fruit makes a natural match with a medium-rare T-bone.

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