Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Estate Reserve 2005

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Tasting Notes :The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is showing even better than it did last year, which is not unusual...

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Wonderful cassis and cranberry nose. Wonderful cab that needs a lot of time and is different with every taste. Dark and brooding with lots of tar... Read more

Wine Advocate ReviewRated 95One of the more underrated Cabernet Sauvignons in Napa (and its not surprising that I feel the same way about their nea... Read more

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Snooth User: RickSlater
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04/17/2009

Wonderful cassis and cranberry nose. Wonderful cab that needs a lot of time and is different with every taste. Dark and brooding with lots of tar. Still hot, but smooth with vanilla overtones. A great cab with a spectacular future.


External Reviews for Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Estate Reserve

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/18/2009

Wine Advocate ReviewRated 95One of the more underrated Cabernet Sauvignons in Napa (and its not surprising that I feel the same way about their nearby neighbor, Seavey) is Andersons Estate Cabernet Sauvignon from no other place than ... the Conn Valley. The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve has beautiful notes of licorice, incense, and a hint of tapenade intermixed with creme de cassis, smoke, and background graphite. A pure, rich wine that is more structured and restrained than the 2004, but with plenty of tannin and admirable concentration and depth, give this wine 2-4 years of bottle age and drink it over the next 25 years.Wine Tasting NotesDark ruby with almost a black-purple ring at the glass/wine interface. Wonderful aromas of spice, with vanilla, sweet oak and coffee. Very ripe blackberries. Well balanced between the acid, oak and fruit. Medium mouth feel, a sweet black tea with honey taste. Soft tannins and texture on the sides with a long finish that is smooth, not bitter. Long lingering aftertaste. Should be at its best 2012-2018.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
11/26/2009

RP: 94 Points


External Review
Source: Melange Wines
10/07/2009

96 Points Robert Parker: The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is showing even better than it did last year which is not unusual when tasting the wines of Todd Anderson and Mac Sawyer. Dense ruby/purple to the rim with the classic Pauillac-like nose of creme de cassis cedar wood a hint of tobacco leaf and very subtle smoke the wine displays charcoal and roasted herbs full-bodied power wonderfully sweet tannins and a long long finish. This is a 20- to 25-year wine that should just get better and better as it ages but it is accessible enough to drink now.


External Review
Source: Melange Wines
10/07/2009

96RP no further case discount


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/09/2009

The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is showing even better than it did last year, which is not unusual when tasting the wines of Todd Anderson and Mac Sawyer. Dense ruby/purple to the rim, with the classic Pauillac-like nose of creme de cassis, cedar... Robert Parker. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Conn Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 375ml


Winemaker's Notes:

Tasting Notes :The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is showing even better than it did last year, which is not unusual when tasting the wines of Todd Anderson and Mac Sawyer. Dense ruby/purple to the rim, with the classic Pauillac-like nose of creme de cassis, cedar wood, a hint of tobacco leaf, and very subtle smoke, the wine displays charcoal and roasted herbs, full-bodied power, wonderfully sweet tannins, and a long, long finish. This is a 20- to 25-year wine that should just get better and better as it ages, but it is accessible enough to drink now.

Tasting Notes :The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is showing even better than it did last year, which is not unusual when tasting the wines of Todd Anderson and Mac Sawyer. Dense ruby/purple to the rim, with the classic Pauillac-like nose of creme de cassis, cedar wood, a hint of tobacco leaf, and very subtle smoke, the wine displays charcoal and roasted herbs, full-bodied power, wonderfully sweet tannins, and a long, long finish. This is a 20- to 25-year wine that should just get better and better as it ages, but it is accessible enough to drink now.

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