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Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 2001

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"Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon by Arrowood from Sonoma County, California. This wine makes an outstanding first impression, with its vibrant ruby color and distinctive aromas. Forward blackberry flavors stand out against an earthy backdrop of saddle leather, cigar box and cedar. Perfectly balanced with a luscious, velvety... "

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Arrowood Vineyards & Winery:
The winemaking philosophy at Arrowood is simple: Produce classic varietal wines using grapes exclusively from Sonoma County's diverse viticultural areas such as Russian River Valley, Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys or Sonoma-Carneros. This approach has not changed since the winery was founded in 1986 by Richard Arrowood and his wife and partner, Alis Demers Arrowood. Richard has been making wi... Read more
The winemaking philosophy at Arrowood is simple: Produce classic varietal wines using grapes exclusively from Sonoma County's diverse viticultural areas such as Russian River Valley, Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys or Sonoma-Carneros. This approach has not changed since the winery was founded in 1986 by Richard Arrowood and his wife and partner, Alis Demers Arrowood. Richard has been making wine for more than four decades. Before founding Arrowood, he was winemaker and the first employee at Chateau St. Jean. There he produced the winery's first releases: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and a wine that may have very well put Chateau St. Jean on the map - a Select Late Harvest Riesling. Arrowood Winery opened while Richard was still the winemaker at Chateau St. Jean, and for the first three years Alis ran the winery while Richard fulfilled his obligations at Chateau St. Jean. She dragged hoses in the cellar, topped barrels and ran the bottling line. She spent weekends entertaining, giving tours and hosting wine tastings. The first Arrowood wines were released in 1988. Read less
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Member Reviews for Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County

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Snooth User: Mike Pobega
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4.00 5
02/25/2009

Decanted 1 hour. Deep dark color. Super crimson. The nose reveals casis, currant, cocoa and blackberry. The palate is a super pure core of medium dark fruit. Maybe a bit high on the acid, but this does not detract as much as it usually would. Great mouthfeel and tannin level. This all comes together at the end in a decent finish which may show a wee bit heat. It is a good deal for $18 for 1/2 bottle. WIll be fantastic with 18 months to 2 years age on it.Another great Cabernet from Arrowood in a great year. I will stock up as it's the perfect wine when I am in the 'don't know what I want' mood. 90


Snooth User: goodegg333
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4.50 5
07/19/2009

Ripe, full bodied, beautiful wine - wish i could find more!



"Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon by Arrowood from Sonoma County, California. This wine makes an outstanding first impression, with its vibrant ruby color and distinctive aromas. Forward blackberry flavors stand out against an earthy backdrop of saddle leather, cigar box and cedar. Perfectly balanced with a luscious, velvety... "

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