+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Blackstone Winery Cabernet Sauvignon California 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

Wine Tasting Notes The Blackstone Sonoma Reserve Cabernet shows aromas and flavors of fresh cherry and plum with hints of clove, chocolate and coffee. This is an elegant Meritage, with smooth, round tannins, and a long, flavor-packed finish. Enjoy this pleasing wine with filet mignon with blue cheese and walnuts, barbecued tri-tip, creamy pasta dishes or cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano and smoked Gouda.

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.4 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Blackstone:
Sonoma County has always been Blackstone’s home and inspiration. Since our beginning we’ve established a reputation for consistently delivering balanced, reliable wines of uncompromising quality. For nearly 20 years, we’ve cultivated close ties with grape growers and viticulturists throughout Sonoma County. Both our inspiration and our home, Sonoma remains the heart of Blackstone. You’ll find ... Read more
Sonoma County has always been Blackstone’s home and inspiration. Since our beginning we’ve established a reputation for consistently delivering balanced, reliable wines of uncompromising quality. For nearly 20 years, we’ve cultivated close ties with grape growers and viticulturists throughout Sonoma County. Both our inspiration and our home, Sonoma remains the heart of Blackstone. You’ll find the region’s signature style blended into every bottle. As a grape-growing region, Sonoma County is like no other place on earth. With redwood forests, benchlands, hillsides, and nearly 80 miles of majestic coastline, Sonoma offers a wide variety of microclimates, soils, and terrain. This uniquely diverse region supports several different grape varieties but is best known for its lush Merlots and full-bodied Cabernets. Sonoma County is a designated American Viticultural Area (AVA) made up of thirteen distinctly different World-Class wine growing appellations. Each appellation and each vineyard within that appellation contributes something special - it is from this vibrant flavor palate that complex, expressive wines emerge. At Blackstone, we find Sonoma County inspiring. Each different AVA contributes something unique and special to the final blend. Our Sonoma Reserve wines, in particular, exemplify Sonoma’s signature style, and help set the standard carried through to our Winemaker’s Select wines. “Sonoma County is one of the most amazing places in the world to live and make wine,” observes Winemaker Gary Sitton. “There’s no place like it. The immense diversity—from the coastline to the mountains, valleys, and rivers—still leaves me in awe. For me, tapping into this range of growing conditions is fundamental to making beautifully expressive wines from Sonoma County.” From the start, our goal has been to produce smooth, flavorful, harmonious wines with rich fruit, supple texture, and balanced oak. Early on, this approach found its ideal expression in our Merlot, which soon became — and still remains — America’s favorite Merlot. Over the years, the same passion for consistent, balanced wines has expanded to new varieties bearing Blackstone’s trademark label. Our Winemaker’s Select wines are sourced from premier growing regions throughout California, each meticulously selected to contribute certain nuances to the final blend. Drawing from the best parcels in the same areas year after year ensures Winemaker’s Select wines maintain the consistency that is Blackstone’s heritage. Our signature style and quality is elevated in our Sonoma Reserve wines, which are sourced from Sonoma’s world-class vineyards. Each vineyard site contributes distinct characteristics that uniquely define the region. Through it all, Blackstone has stayed true to the approach inspired by our Sonoma roots - to craft wines that complement food and any occasion in which you celebrate the things in life you can count on. Tasting Room Hours: Every day: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Read less

Member Reviews for Blackstone Winery Cabernet Sauvignon California

Add your review
Snooth User: amberdavis
12042544
3.50 5
01/27/2009

Staple dinner wine. Great value and pairs well.


Snooth User: scooter12
33080199
3.50 5
01/11/2009

Nice, jammy and drinkable. Absolutely no depth, but a pleasant cheap wine.


Snooth User: Qu
14332840
3.50 5
03/30/2009

This is a good wine if you can get it under $15. Clean, not to fruity and with a smokey undertone. Good for a relaxing diner or alone.


Snooth User: lcrappell
3636847
3.50 5
02/09/2010

Smooth table wine. Not very fruity or complex. Undertones of vanilla are present. Overall, a good everyday wine.


Snooth User: iloveme
2786483
0.00 5
10/16/2009

I LOVE IT!!!!


Snooth User: Troutfish
75946108
3.50 5
07/28/2008

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Blackstone Winery Cabernet Sauvignon California

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesThe Blackstone Cabernet Sauvignon has great complexity. Layered notes of caramel toffee, ripe plum, and black cherry are accented by the suggestion of cinnamon-spice in the aromatics of this wine. Dry, full-bodied and rich in texture, the flavors of black cherry and licorice dominate the palate and carry through to a long, warm finish. Fine, supple tannin structure will stand up to the heartiest of beef entrees, but will compliment the delicate texture of elegant pork loin roast and subtle veal cutlet with accompanying reduction sauces.



Wine Tasting Notes The Blackstone Sonoma Reserve Cabernet shows aromas and flavors of fresh cherry and plum with hints of clove, chocolate and coffee. This is an elegant Meritage, with smooth, round tannins, and a long, flavor-packed finish. Enjoy this pleasing wine with filet mignon with blue cheese and walnuts, barbecued tri-tip, creamy pasta dishes or cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano and smoked Gouda.

Photos

1 2

+ Add Image

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists







Snooth Media Network