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Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

The restrained winemaking technique - marked especially by the rejection of new oak barrels - complements the varied aromas and flavors of this wine, which are distinctly Rutherford. By toning down the oak influence, the Rutherford embraces its terroir with vibrant aromas of damp earth and dried fruit. This connection to the “dust” continues with flavors of cassis, currant, and black olive. Dark cherry and mocha overlay hints of spice and pepper. Elegant and balanced with a plush mouthfeel (like running your hand against the grain of velvet), this wine offers quiet beauty in its long finish highlighted by intensity and fine-grained tannins.

Region: USA » California » Napa » Rutherford

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Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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External Reviews for Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford

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Source: Vines Wine and Spirits
11/27/2012

Opens with a nose of luscious black fruit and fresh herbs, followed by a taste progression that captures the essence of the terroir from which it came. Intense flavors of cassis, ripe plum and black currants are punctuated by hints of cedar and tobacco.



The restrained winemaking technique - marked especially by the rejection of new oak barrels - complements the varied aromas and flavors of this wine, which are distinctly Rutherford. By toning down the oak influence, the Rutherford embraces its terroir with vibrant aromas of damp earth and dried fruit. This connection to the “dust” continues with flavors of cassis, currant, and black olive. Dark cherry and mocha overlay hints of spice and pepper. Elegant and balanced with a plush mouthfeel (like running your hand against the grain of velvet), this wine offers quiet beauty in its long finish highlighted by intensity and fine-grained tannins.

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