Diamond Creek Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Red Rock Terrace 2006

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Red Rock Terrace, a warm microclimate, is 7 acres of north facing vineyard. The red tinted soil is high in iron conte...

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Delicate flavors with soft, subtle tannins. Amazingly crafted wine for the price. Read more

I'm more of a white Wine lover but there are several Reds that I just love! This is one of them! Believe me you will too! Read more

Am I suppose to rate this myself? If So I'd give it 5 stars, Mike Loykasek doesn't make a single bad Wine! If this is the only wine of his then you... Read more

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Snooth User: kalani
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4.50 5
11/30/2008

Delicate flavors with soft, subtle tannins. Amazingly crafted wine for the price.


Snooth User: ATootsie
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5.00 5
09/09/2009

I'm more of a white Wine lover but there are several Reds that I just love! This is one of them! Believe me you will too!


Snooth User: ATootsie
3837670
5.00 5
09/09/2009

Am I suppose to rate this myself? If So I'd give it 5 stars, Mike Loykasek doesn't make a single bad Wine! If this is the only wine of his then you need to try some of the other Wines he makes. He just came out with another Gunfighter Napa Diamond Mountain District Cab. Outstanding!! Same price as the Blend. I'd be willing to pay more!


Snooth User: RenaR
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0.00 5
04/27/2010

I bought this after trying the Red Diamond Merlot, which was perfectly balanced, the way merlots can be for me. This cab was very simple and one dimentional when I first opened it. Now, 3 days later, it developed a lot of jam flavors which I just now recognized at all. Not rotten, but overripe. Wondering if this comes from overripe grapes at picking, or just the overheld wine sitting on my desk for about 24 hours longer than it should have. I definitely disagree with some wine writers out there who say that you can’t hold red wine for over 2 days. I’ve had decent wines after they’ve been sitting on my counter for over a week. I know when I taste vinegar, and this wasn’t it. Back to this cab though. With Cabot cheddar it creates this intense chocolate taste in my mouth. Flash of milk and salt, flash of fruit, then melting milk chocolate. That to me sounded so pretentious, so snobby. Except that it wasn’t. I think that not enough wine writers know of words such as “I think…”, or “I feel…”, or “This reminds me of…” It’s always, “This is…”, or “This is not…” To me, wine brings up so many memories, whether of other wines, or of the taste of other fruit, or of a moment in my life. Wine is so personal, that it can’t really be categorized as having this or that flavor. It’s more about the stable complexity and the atmosphere that it creates. Zins are more outdoor BBQ, Cabs are couch and blanket. Sauvignion Blanc is more peppered tilapia, Viognier is more lemon bars. But only to me. So then, you might ask, why the price difference? Because, I think, more carefully designed wines can create more tastes on your tongue, and more pictures in your mind, than the Two Buck Chuck you’ve just put in your shopping cart.


Snooth User: kdawg67
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3.00 5
08/20/2009

Deep red clear color. Fruit and grass aromas. Slightly bitter bite with a smooth aftertaste of berry. Middle of the road Rating, not bad but not special enough to request again.


Snooth User: bobthemd
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0.00 5
11/24/2009

Big awesome BBQ wine. Goes great with a big steak

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External Reviews for Diamond Creek Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Red Rock Terrace

External Review
01/18/2009

Wine Tasting NotesGive me a slice of crusty bread, some extra virgin olive oil, a chunk of parmesan cheese and a bottle of this cab - and I'm good for a heavenly afternoon. This cabernet flaunts a spicy nose with some tobacco and cherry aromas. Intense rich red fruits on the palate are complimented with a slight toasty note on the finish.


External Review
01/22/2009

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Washington in USA. 2006 Red Diamond Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
11/26/2009

Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Red Rock Terrace 2006 750ML


External Review
07/25/2009

Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Black Label claret, as its British-derived name implies, is a Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine created in the same style as classic Bordeaux. We use all five Bordeaux varietals in the blend—Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot—and harvest grapes from Napa and Sonoma as well as the warmer El Dorado region. The 2006 vintage marks the first year we produced claret at our new home in Sonoma County. Being able to craft the wine from start to finish at our own facility helps us heighten the quality-level of claret even further. Perhaps, most exciting for us was the fact we could source Merlot and Cabernet Franc this vintage from our Estate vines in Geyserville. As 2006 marks the first year we blended in fruit from the Estate, we were extremely pleased to find that the quality of the fruit surpassed our expectations. Our 2006 claret is supple and rich with smooth tannins, ripe berry flavors and seductive aromas. Create a classic pairing by serving it with roasted lamb or a petite filet with Gorgonzola butter.


External Review
01/29/2009

Purple core with a lighter rim. Smoke and gravel waft from the glass, supported by darker blueberry and cherry fruit. Black licorice candy on the palate with some juicy black cherry and a touch of earth. Thick on the mid-palate with a light tannic gr... Mike Supple. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Washington in USA. 2006 Red Diamond Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
03/20/2009

Aromas of blackberry liqueur and hints of cigar box and leather precede a rich, silky velvety-textured palate of black fruit jam and cocoa with a touch of toasty oak on the long finish.80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah, 8% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot


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Winemaker's Notes:

Red Rock Terrace, a warm microclimate, is 7 acres of north facing vineyard. The red tinted soil is high in iron content. The wine from Red Rock Terrace is the most accessible and earliest drinkable of all our wines. Our winemaker describes Red Rock Terrace as “having velvety tannins, rich and well balanced, medium dark ruby color with cherry, mint and black currant flavors.”

Red Rock Terrace, a warm microclimate, is 7 acres of north facing vineyard. The red tinted soil is high in iron content. The wine from Red Rock Terrace is the most accessible and earliest drinkable of all our wines. Our winemaker describes Red Rock Terrace as “having velvety tannins, rich and well balanced, medium dark ruby color with cherry, mint and black currant flavors.”

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