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Gordon Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Estate Grown 2006

Member Review by Jtriscoli:

Very smooth...great wine for the price.

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Gordon Brothers:
In 1980, Jeff Gordon, along with his wife, Vicki and brother Bill decided to plant wine grapes on a sagebrush-covered slope overlooking the Snake River in southeastern Washington’s Columbia Valley. In 1985, he released his first small lot of Chardonnay wine produced from their estate vines, and today the Gordon Brothers brand is growing in both production and acclaim. Before planting the vine... Read more
In 1980, Jeff Gordon, along with his wife, Vicki and brother Bill decided to plant wine grapes on a sagebrush-covered slope overlooking the Snake River in southeastern Washington’s Columbia Valley. In 1985, he released his first small lot of Chardonnay wine produced from their estate vines, and today the Gordon Brothers brand is growing in both production and acclaim. Before planting the vineyard, Jeff sought out the expertise of Walt Clore, the “Father of Washington Wine.” Together the two inspected a 200-acre parcel of sagebrush-covered land near the confluence of the Snake and Columbia Rivers. Walt strongly approved of the land that would soon become Gordon Brothers. At the time the vineyard was planted, there were 19 wineries in Washington and less than 5,000 acres of winegrapes in production. Jeff and Vicki quickly fell in love with the camaraderie of the small, but remarkably supportive winemaking community. Now, the Washington wine industry has grown to over 300 wineries and 30,000+ acres of winegrapes, but the Washington industry still maintains its solidarity. Along the way, there have been a few changes. In 1998 Jeff’s brother Bill retired. That same year a new wine production facility was built on the vineyard that greatly centralized all aspects of the winemaking process. In 2001, Jeff’s daughter and son-in-law, Katie and Marc Nelson, joined the family business. Marc manages the vineyard along with the organic cherries, potatoes, melons, corn and alfalfa. Katie is the Director of Marketing for the winery. Read less

Member Reviews for Gordon Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Estate Grown

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Snooth User: Jtriscoli
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4.00 5
05/12/2009

Very smooth...great wine for the price.


Snooth User: marti123
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5.00 5
12/16/2009

This is currently my favorite Northwest Cab. Haven't yet had the '05 vintage, but I consider the '06 excellent, and I'm looking forward to the '07.


External Reviews for Gordon Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Estate Grown

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
05/17/2010

One is enticed by aromas of black cherry, smoke and cedar. Flavors of currant, dried cherries and black tea are bold on the palate. This wine has great structure with moderate tannins and a lingering, toasty finish. Pair with your best steaks and mushroom sauce. This wine is also a delight with dark chocolate. - Winery


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Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
04/30/2010

Gordon Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 and all other wine from Gordon Brothers are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from USA and across the globe.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
04/14/2010

Gordon Brothers Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Grown 2006 750ML


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
11/25/2009

One is enticed by aromas of black cherry, smoke and cedar. Flavors of...



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