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Amavi Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

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Smells like: dark fruit, blueberry cobbler, dusty cedar Tastes like: currant, asian spice, black licorice Mouthfeel: perfectly balanced, full-bodied with bright acidity, lengthy finish

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Amavi Cellars:
Our name is a combination of the Latin root words "am" (love) and "vi" (life). It represents our simple pursuits: love, life and wine (or as we like to say: amor - vita - vinum). We pronounce it "ahh muh vee." You can be certain you are saying it the way we do if it rhymes with "momma me." Located in the Walla Walla Valley, Amavi Cellars crafts elegant, approachable wines, focusing on estate-v... Read more
Our name is a combination of the Latin root words "am" (love) and "vi" (life). It represents our simple pursuits: love, life and wine (or as we like to say: amor - vita - vinum). We pronounce it "ahh muh vee." You can be certain you are saying it the way we do if it rhymes with "momma me." Located in the Walla Walla Valley, Amavi Cellars crafts elegant, approachable wines, focusing on estate-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. We also make small amounts of Sémillon, Rosé, and dessert wines that are typically available only in the tasting room. We are proud to be small and family owned. Two generations are active in management of the winery and the vineyards. Winemaker Jean-François Pellet is a third-generation winemaker and grape grower. Quality, hospitality and sustainability are our underlying values. We would love for you to visit us in our tasting room. Critics often say our wines have a phenomenally good quality-to price-ratio. Our estate vineyards—Les Collines, Seven Hills, and Pepper Bridge— are farmed sustainably. We build up the soil's health rather than deplete it and seek out earth-friendly alternatives to fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. We are committed to not only preserving, but also improving the land for future generations. Read less

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Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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4.00 5
02/25/2013

Nose rich of stewed berry, black olive, licorice and plum. Also aromas of fresh bread dough. Flavors of dark plum, berry fruit, baking spice, dark chocolate and coffee. Dark and smoky. Nice, but open 30 minutes or more ahead of drinking. 89 pts. 11/17/12



Smells like: dark fruit, blueberry cobbler, dusty cedar Tastes like: currant, asian spice, black licorice Mouthfeel: perfectly balanced, full-bodied with bright acidity, lengthy finish

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