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Edna Valley Winery Cabernet Sauvignon San Luis Obispo County 2006

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The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon has a traditional old-world style that opens with leather, cocoa powder, anise and blackberry jam. Pleasant and smooth, the ripe fruit and earth influences carry across the mid-palate for an approachable wine. Balanced acidity and fine, firm tannins complete the profile. This easy-going wine complements almost any occasion, pairing well with a variety of foods ranging from pan-seared pork chops to rich, meaty steaks.

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Edna Valley Vineyard:
Just five miles from the Pacific Ocean, Edna Valley Vineyard has one of the longest and coolest growing seasons in California. Its location in one of the state's few east/west-oriented valleys allows nighttime coastal fog to move inland, cooling the grapes after a long day in the sunlight, so that they slowly mature while retaining sufficient acidity. The vineyard's unique site consists of laye... Read more
Just five miles from the Pacific Ocean, Edna Valley Vineyard has one of the longest and coolest growing seasons in California. Its location in one of the state's few east/west-oriented valleys allows nighttime coastal fog to move inland, cooling the grapes after a long day in the sunlight, so that they slowly mature while retaining sufficient acidity. The vineyard's unique site consists of layers of clay and volcanic rock over ancient ocean subsoil. We are a partnership between Paragon Vineyard Company, which is owned by the Niven family, and Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines. The Niven's planted Paragon, our estate vineyard, in the early 1970s and the Chalone Wine Group joined with the family to establish a partnership as Edna Valley Vineyard in 1980.Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines purchased the Chalone Wine Group in 2005. Read less

Member Reviews for Edna Valley Winery Cabernet Sauvignon San Luis Obispo County

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Snooth User: CLOJON
10215787
2.50 5
04/12/2009

Big bold nose of fruit and spice. The taste itself fell far short of this introduction. At first somewhat acidic and then a bit flat we were disappointed after looking forward to a bold and flavorful wine. After breathing for a bit, some dryness that we were expecting at first taste appeared, at the back of the palate. Longer finish than preferred.


Snooth User: npkatz
558303
0.00 5
03/01/2010

Enjoyed the 2006 at Marine Room in La Jolla paired with their dark sauted mushrooms appetizer.


Snooth User: KikiMunchkin
15347631
2.50 5
06/17/2009

Two and a half glasses



The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon has a traditional old-world style that opens with leather, cocoa powder, anise and blackberry jam. Pleasant and smooth, the ripe fruit and earth influences carry across the mid-palate for an approachable wine. Balanced acidity and fine, firm tannins complete the profile. This easy-going wine complements almost any occasion, pairing well with a variety of foods ranging from pan-seared pork chops to rich, meaty steaks.

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