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Katnook Founder’s Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Australia

Cabernet sauvignon
Food Pairing

An impressively structured under-$20 offering from Australia's cabernet capital of Coonawarra. Classic varietal characters come through with great clarity: cassis, mint and black olive, to name three. There's also an intriguing essence of leafy underbrush here, with the ripe fruit getting lift from fresh acidity. Drink it over the next eight years, preferably with steak. Available in Ontario at the above price, $20.73 in Newfoundland.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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