Adz 1frei Brothers 00002293 Frei Bros Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 2007

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Our 2007 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has intense aromas of cassis, dark berries and toasty oak. Firm, velvety...

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Madison, CT (2,600 mi)
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Mellow, nice wine for the price Read more

Bought this "on sale" from Raleys, normally 31.99, down to 19.99. Was not disappointed. Fruity, dry and complex. A perfect cab on its own, and good... Read more

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User Reviews for Adz 1frei Brothers 00002293 Frei Bros Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

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Snooth User: bobcatpunk
959686568
3.50 5
11/23/2012

Mellow, nice wine for the price


Snooth User: ffchick
361463479
3.50 5
05/25/2010

Bought this "on sale" from Raleys, normally 31.99, down to 19.99. Was not disappointed. Fruity, dry and complex. A perfect cab on its own, and good with food... even grilled chicken.


Snooth User: Mazzeo
891336366
0.00 5
08/21/2011

Drink now


Snooth User: jeff burt
100906099
3.50 5
03/05/2012

Good wine with sweet taste.


Snooth User: govrock
79725214
3.50 5
03/16/2011

I have to agree with the review given by judgelog. Well balanced. This is a good cab to me. I paid around $20.00; not the greatest bang for your buck.


Snooth User: txlex
7453098
5.00 5
01/26/2011

Excellent wine, full bodied, excellent aroma, would recommend highly.


Snooth User: drmd
5526537
4.00 5
08/11/2010

bought at raleys for 19.99 on vacn. ending up bringing their last four home. Wife loved it. great value. perfect with 16.99 lb. ribeye


External Reviews for Adz 1frei Brothers 00002293 Frei Bros Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

External Review
05/18/2011

More backward, but still impressive is the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon. Its deep, dark ruby color is followed by notes of creosote, roasted herbs, tobacco leaf, black currants, and cherries. This smoky, medium to full-bodied, impressively endowed Cabernet should drink well for a decade.


External Review
05/18/2011

A lovely Cab made in a drink-me-now style, this polished Alexander Valley beauty is soft and elegant. It has impressively rich blackberry, currant, mocha, anise and tobacco flavors, with a earthy edge of olive tapenade and cola.


External Review
05/18/2011

Shows the delicate softness of Alexander Valley Cabernet, with the elegance that good viticulture and winemaking can bring to wine. This is a really drinkable Cabernet, but it's not a simple one. Shows layers of complexity in the way the ripe fruit, oak, tannins and acids all play off each other.


External Review
05/18/2011

The dark ruby/purple-tinged, medium-bodied 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits classic aromas of spicy oak, black currants, tobacco leaf, and licorice. With light tannins as well as flesh and richness, this well-priced wine is best consumed over the next 7-8 years.


External Review
07/14/2011

The dark ruby/purple-tinged, medium-bodied 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits classic aromas of spicy oak, black currants, tobacco leaf, and licorice.


External Review
01/03/2012

The dark ruby/purple-tinged, medium-bodied 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits classic aromas of spicy oak, black currants, tobacco leaf, and licorice. With light tannins as well as flesh and richness, this well-priced wine is best consumed over the next 7ndash;8 years.


External Review
01/03/2012

Shows the delicate softness of Alexander Valley Cabernet, with the elegance that good viticulture and winemaking can bring to wine. This is a really drinkable Cabernet, but itrsquo;s not a simple one. Shows layers of complexity in the way the ripe fruit, oak, tannins and acids all play off each other.


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Ratings & Tags for Adz 1frei Brothers 00002293 Frei Bros Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

132759 Snooth User: gntop1
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01/15/2011

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03/20/2011

Winemaker's Notes:

The grapes for this wine were gently destemmed but not crushed, leaving a significant number of whole berries for fermentation. The must received approximately 10 days of skin contact to enhance the extraction of vivid color and intense flavors. Temperatures were closely monitored and kept at approximately 85°F during fermentation to yield a richer, rounder mouthfeel and body in the wine. Malolactic fermentation added complexity and softened the wine's acid structure.

Tasting Notes:

Our 2007 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has intense aromas of cassis, dark berries and toasty oak. Firm, velvety tannins complement the flavors of blackberry, raspberry, cedar and tobacco. Subtle hints of vanilla and dark chocolate linger in a long, elegant finish.

The grapes for this wine were gently destemmed but not crushed, leaving a significant number of whole berries for fermentation. The must received approximately 10 days of skin contact to enhance the extraction of vivid color and intense flavors. Temperatures were closely monitored and kept at approximately 85°F during fermentation to yield a richer, rounder mouthfeel and body in the wine. Malolactic fermentation added complexity and softened the wine's acid structure.

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Chemical Analysis:

Sugar: 0.19 grams per liter Total Acidity: 0.6 grams per liter

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