WALDIPOL Sp. z o.o. PLN 29.76 750ml
USD $
Wein-World Hamburger Weinkontor EUR 14.99 750ml
USD $

Alto Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Member Review by gerrygollw:

This is a big, bold Cab Sauv. Very smooth, balanced, full fruit and bold tannins. Should be great with a grilled steak, game, or lamb.

Add winemaker's notes
  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • + List It
  • + Critic Score

    Submit a Critic Score

    Score:

    Name of Critic:

    Close
3.19 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Alto Vineyards:
1985 - Guy's son Paul came back home to attend Graduate School and decided to help establish his father's dream. 1986 - Sold first vintage of grapes to the Kohler Family at Lynfred Winery in Chicago area. At the time, there were only 38 acres of commercial grapes being grown in the state of Illinois. 1988 - In May, construction began on a small 600 sq. ft. winery. In December, Alto Vineyards ... Read more
1985 - Guy's son Paul came back home to attend Graduate School and decided to help establish his father's dream. 1986 - Sold first vintage of grapes to the Kohler Family at Lynfred Winery in Chicago area. At the time, there were only 38 acres of commercial grapes being grown in the state of Illinois. 1988 - In May, construction began on a small 600 sq. ft. winery. In December, Alto Vineyards released it's first 1,500 gallons of Illinois wine and sells out in 3 days. At the time, there were only 6 other wineries in the state of Illinois. 1989 - Alto Vineyards wins first medals in International Wine Competition. Chambourcin wine begins to develop recognition as one of the finest wines in the country. 1995 - Alto vineyards builds new addition to the original building and expands production from 3,000 gallons to 8,000 gallons. 1997 - Alto Vineyards wine festivals start drawing crowds of people, from 800 to 1,200 per day. 2000 - Wine production increases from 8,000 gallons to 25,000 gallons to keep up with demand. 2001 - Alto Vineyards breaks ground in Champaign for a second outlet located near the University of Illinois. Paul's sister Adelle and husband Jim and family begin selling Alto Vineyards wine in Central Illinois. 2003 - Paul's daughter Elissa begins career at Alto Vineyards. Continuing tradition with 3rd generation of Renzaglia family. 2004 - Alto Vineyards builds new outdoor pavilion and seating to accommodate growing crowds at annual wine festivals. To Present Day - Alto Vineyards has Won over 500 National and International awards in wine competitions across the nation, never forgetting the family philosophy to produce the highest quality wines possible. Read less

Member Reviews for Alto Cabernet Sauvignon

Add your review
Snooth User: gerrygollw
7832071
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 07/09/2008

This is a big, bold Cab Sauv. Very smooth, balanced, full fruit and bold tannins. Should be great with a grilled steak, game, or lamb.


External Reviews for Alto Cabernet Sauvignon

External Review
Vintage: 2003 07/06/2010

Tief runbinrot getränkt mit violetten Ausläufern erscheint der Cabernet im Glas. Seine reifen Beerenaromen werden von Kirschdüften und Schokolade begeleitet. Am Gaumen dann reich und die volle Bandbreite an Aromen von mit einem gut eingebundenen Holz und robustem Abgang



All Prices

Shipping to:


Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists








Snooth Media Network