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Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley Reserve 1997

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Smooth and cedary, with spice, floral, herb, cherry and mineral notes of modest depth and proportion. Mild tannins. Drink now through 2005. 5,200 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Geyser Peak Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 750ml

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Geyser Peak Winery:
  Founded in 1880, Geyser Peak Winery is one of California’s oldest and most award-winning wineries. Founded by Augustus Quitzow, the winery was built in 1882 in Geyserville, making it one of the pioneering California wineries of the time. Geyser Peak Winery consists of 5 vineyards, one of which is located in the Russian River Valley AVA, while the others are in Alexander Valley.... Read more
  Founded in 1880, Geyser Peak Winery is one of California’s oldest and most award-winning wineries. Founded by Augustus Quitzow, the winery was built in 1882 in Geyserville, making it one of the pioneering California wineries of the time. Geyser Peak Winery consists of 5 vineyards, one of which is located in the Russian River Valley AVA, while the others are in Alexander Valley. Since most of the grapes come from Alexander Valley, the growing regions have long ripening seasons. Alexander Valley is a great region for growing Cabernet Sauvignon vines, but Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc are also successfully grown. Ondine Chattan and Jaeson Mackura, winemakers for Geyser Peak Winery, are also behind the screw cap movement that is very controversial among wineries and consumers alike. All of their white wines are bottled using screw caps, or “Stelvin closures” as they are often called (Stelvin is actually a brand of screw caps, like Ziplock is a brand synonymous with zip bags and Xerox is a brand synonymous with photocopy machines). Read less

External Reviews for Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley Reserve

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/13/2012

Smooth and cedary, with spice, floral, herb, cherry and mineral notes of modest depth and proportion. Mild tannins. Drink now through 2005. 5,200 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Geyser Peak Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 750ml




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