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Arrowood Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma 2010

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"The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma was aged in a combination of American and French oak for 24 months. This fruity, dark ruby-colored Cabernet is somewhat monolithic compared to Sonoma’s top Cabernet Sauvignons, but offers a chunky, earthy, flavorful, savory style perfect for uncritical quaffing over the next 4-5 years." -Robert Parker, Wine Advocate

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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

External Reviews for Arrowood Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
03/19/2014

The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma was aged in a combination of American and French oak for 24 months. This fruity, dark ruby-colored Cabernet is somewhat monolithic compared to Sonoma's top Cabernet Sauvignons, but offers a chunky, earthy, flavorful, savory style perfect for uncritical quaffing over the next 4-5 years.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
11/04/2014

The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma was aged in a combination of American and French oak for 24 months. This fruity, dark ruby-colored Cabernet is somewhat monolithic compared to Sonomas top Cabernet Sauvignons, but offers a chunky, earthy, flavorful, savory style perfect for uncritical quaffing over the next 4-5 years. - Robert Parker 87 Points


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
08/26/2015

The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma was aged in a combination of American and French oak for 24 months. This fruity, dark ruby-colored Cabernet is somewhat monolithic compared to Sonoma’s top Cabernet Sauvignons, but offers a chunky, earthy, flavorful, savory style perfect for uncritical quaffing over the next 4-5 years. - Robert Parker 87 Points



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"The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma was aged in a combination of American and French oak for 24 months. This fruity, dark ruby-colored Cabernet is somewhat monolithic compared to Sonoma’s top Cabernet Sauvignons, but offers a chunky, earthy, flavorful, savory style perfect for uncritical quaffing over the next 4-5 years." -Robert Parker, Wine Advocate

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