Chateau Souverain Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
The Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon shows a deep, ruby color with a purple rim and offers rich aromas of ripe blackberry, black cherry and vanilla on the nose. This well - structured wine fills the mouth with intense flavors of black cherry, coffee and spice that leads into subtle notes of vanilla and chocolate, which lasts throughout a long toasty oak finish.
At Souverain, our goal is to make authentic wines that are the best expression of each varietal and Alexander Valley. We believe our consumers deserve to drink great wine every night, so our wines are exceptional & attainable. Our love affair with producing wines has stretched back over 60 years and during that time our award winning wines have received numerous accolades and praise from the wine press.
External Reviews for Chateau Souverain Cabernet Sauvignon
Spicy, peppery oak aromas lead to a balanced display of earthy currant, cedar and spice, though it thins out on the finish, showing more tannic strength. Drink now through 2007.
A sleeper, the 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon boasts wonderfully pure cassis fruit, less wood than its siblings, loads of concentration, and a long, heady finish with considerable purity, depth, and length. Drink this beauty during its first 15 years of life.
Firm and focused, with moderately concentrated plum, spice, and currant flavors extending into a lively finish. Could be richer, but has a future. Best after 1994.
A touch rustic and firmly tannic, it offers a range of earthy currant, anise, herb, sage and cedar flavors that are well-proportioned. Drink now through 2006.
Winemaker Notes - This classic Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon others intense aromas of blackberry, black cherry, chocolate, cedar and baking spices. On the palate, flavors of chocolate, cloves, ginger, cigar box and lavender are perfectly balanced by velvet textured tannins, which lead to a long elegant finish. this wine will shine on its own or paired with juicy prime steaks or Black forest cake. this Cabernet Sauvignon is a wonderful introduction to Alexander Valley.
As a result of a long, cool growing season, this elegant Cabernet Sauvignon shows deep, dark color and chocolate and cherry-vanilla aromas on the nose. A round, supple mouth begins with black cherry and coffee that leads to subtle notes of dried herb, vanilla and bittersweet chocolate that lasts throughout a long oak finish.
Supple, with a mix of ripe currant, plum, herb, green olive, cedar and exotic spice. Well-focused, with a pleasant sense of harmony and finesse, it caresses the palate, ending on a ripe, complex note. Best of three bottles. Drink now through 2010.
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