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Hartwell Estate Reserve Stags Leap District Cabernet Wa 2007

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Hartwell's Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon reveals enticing notes of blueberry, raspberry ganache and fig paste interweaved with subtle hints of mocha and pipe tobacco. Full bodied yet focused, this stylish wine offers considerable hedonistic opulence, framed by sweet acidity and firm yet polished tannins. Properly cellared the Estate Reserve Cabernet will gain complexity and evolve beautifully over the next two decades.

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  • 2007

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Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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Hartwell Vineyards:
Bob Hartwell's passion for wine stems from his decades as an avid collector. Bob, a fourth generation Californian, has over thirty years of success in the aerospace and plumbing industries. As a successful manufacturer of quality products, Bob has never been a stranger to striving for quality over quantity at any cost. He has always known that the best quality materials result in the best quali... Read more
Bob Hartwell's passion for wine stems from his decades as an avid collector. Bob, a fourth generation Californian, has over thirty years of success in the aerospace and plumbing industries. As a successful manufacturer of quality products, Bob has never been a stranger to striving for quality over quantity at any cost. He has always known that the best quality materials result in the best quality products. Bob's obsession with producing the best didn't stop at the manufacturing plant. Bob knew that fulfilling the dream of owning his own vineyard meant finding the best place to grow the best Cabernet Sauvignon. With the help of a respected wine consultant, he found the property he had been searching for. The unplanted hillside in the Stag's Leap District, now Hartwell Estate, was the birthplace of his dream. Dick Grace shared his Bouche Clone from Grace Family Vineyards, and collaborated with Bob on Hartwell's very first production. In 1990 after 22 months in new French oak barrels, the wine, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, was released with explosive success. This established the tradition of quality and style that continues to distinguish Hartwell wines. In addition to making great wine, Blanca and Bob Hartwell are dedicated to the tradition of charitable giving. Their ongoing philanthropic efforts are instrumental to organizations that improve the lives of children. Read less

Hartwell's Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon reveals enticing notes of blueberry, raspberry ganache and fig paste interweaved with subtle hints of mocha and pipe tobacco. Full bodied yet focused, this stylish wine offers considerable hedonistic opulence, framed by sweet acidity and firm yet polished tannins. Properly cellared the Estate Reserve Cabernet will gain complexity and evolve beautifully over the next two decades.

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