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Hartwell Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District Sunshine 1998

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Full ruby-red. Rather oaky aromas of cassis and bitter chocolate. Fairly intense flavors of black cherry and cassis are juicy but a bit clenched. Finishes with slightly drying tannins and notes of bitter chocolate and espresso. Only a small Sunshine... Stephen Tanzer. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Hartwell Cabernet Sauvignon Sunshine Vineyard 750ml

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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

External Reviews for Hartwell Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District Sunshine

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Vintage: 1997 01/16/2009

Full ruby-red. Rather oaky aromas of cassis and bitter chocolate. Fairly intense flavors of black cherry and cassis are juicy but a bit clenched. Finishes with slightly drying tannins and notes of bitter chocolate and espresso. Only a small Sunshine... Stephen Tanzer. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Hartwell Cabernet Sauvignon Sunshine Vineyard 750ml


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Vintage: 1996 01/16/2009

Tightly wound, firm and crisp, with a complex core of plum, black cherry, blackberry, cedar and toasty oak. Finishes with a rich aftertaste and fine length. Best from 2001 through 2008. 613 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1996 Hartwell Cabernet Sauvignon Sunshine Vineyard 750ml


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Vintage: 1994 09/28/2010

The 1994 reveals that vintage's sweeter fruit, and harmonious personality. It has a dark ruby/purple color, followed by plenty of blackberry and blackcurrant-like fruit in the nose, complemented by so... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1994 Hartwell Cabernet Sauvignon Stag's Leap District 750ml


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Vintage: 1993 02/14/2008

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Vintage: 1993 01/16/2009

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1993 Hartwell Cabernet Sauvignon Sunshine Vineyard 750ml



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