La Costa Cormit
The 2017 La Costa "Cormit" Cabernet hails from the historic and picturesque city of Venice, Italy. Known for its romantic canals and stunning architecture, the region is also home to a range of exceptional wines. La Costa's dedication to crafting high-quality wines is evident in this delightful Cabernet.
Nose: On the nose, the Cormit Cabernet reveals a complex array of aromas, showcasing ripe blackcurrant, plum, and cherry, complemented by notes of cedar, tobacco, and a hint of eucalyptus.
Palate: The palate is rich and full-bodied, offering generous flavors of dark fruits, such as blackberries and cassis, interwoven with hints of dark chocolate, licorice, and subtle spice. Well-structured tannins and balanced acidity provide a solid backbone, allowing the wine's flavors to shine.
Finish: The finish is long and persistent, with lingering fruit and spice notes that invite you to take another sip.
The 2017 La Costa "Cormit" Cabernet is a versatile wine that pairs well with a variety of dishes. Its bold flavors and robust structure make it an excellent match for hearty meat dishes, such as grilled steak, slow-cooked beef short ribs, or a rich, tomato-based pasta sauce with ground beef or sausage.
For a more delicate pairing, consider roasted or grilled vegetables, mushroom risotto, or eggplant Parmesan. The wine's dark fruit and earthy flavors also complement aged cheeses, like Pecorino, Gouda, or aged Cheddar, making it a wonderful addition to a cheese board.
Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a meal, the La Costa "Cormit" Cabernet is a delightful and satisfying wine that captures the essence of Venice and its rich winemaking traditions.