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Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District 1996

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Red wine - 1996 - Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.

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Barnett Vineyards:
With passion and patience, Fiona and Hal Barnett created this vineyard and winery in 1983 with the intent of producing small amounts of hand crafted Cabernet Sauvignon wines from their estate. Since the first vintage of Barnett Vineyards, Spring Mountain has proven to deserve it's own AVA and become known as a unique microclimate, producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignons and Merlots. The viney... Read more
With passion and patience, Fiona and Hal Barnett created this vineyard and winery in 1983 with the intent of producing small amounts of hand crafted Cabernet Sauvignon wines from their estate. Since the first vintage of Barnett Vineyards, Spring Mountain has proven to deserve it's own AVA and become known as a unique microclimate, producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignons and Merlots. The vineyards are located at the top of Spring Mountain, at elevation 2,000ft, and planted on steep terraces that follow the contour of the land. In some places, the grade averages in excess of 35%. Mountainside farming is very challenging. The vines must struggle to reach nutrients and water in the soil and, as a result, yield only one to two tons per acre. The elements of sun, temperature, and well-drained porous soils give an advantageous water stress to the vines and contribute to the depth, richness and character of the wines. Grapes are harvested by hand; vineyard row by row, as optimum ripeness and maturity is reached. Fermentation is done in small batches. Since the winery's first 100 cases in 1989, Barnett Vineyards has grown to approximately 6,000 cases total production. Rattlesnake Hill and Spring Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignons are the focus at the estate with total Cabernet production varying between 2,100 and 3,000 cases annually. In addition, Barnett Vineyards produces limited amounts of Merlot, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grown from single vineyards located in well-desired appellations. Read less

External Reviews for Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District

External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 1996 - Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Intense, rich and marked by tannic, earthy currant flavors. The tannins bite down hard on the finish, so a little cellaring is advised. Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1996 Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 750ml


External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
07/11/2007

Rattlesnake Hill is a small rocky knoll located at 2000 feet on Spring Mountain. Because the vines are so high up, they receive 3 more hours of sunlight a day, plus cooler evening temperatures. This creates an amazingly balanced wine, with bright acidity and great concentration.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Red wine 1996 Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon USA Region: California Apellation: Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 750 ml. Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 1996 - Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.



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