Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
The 2002 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon spent 15 days in stainless steel tanks completing primary fermentation, followed by three weeks in large, upright oak tanks for malolactic fermentation. The wine was aged in 65% French and 35% American oak barrels for 12 months, then in large, upright oak tanks for an additional three months. After a total of 18 months in oak the wine was bottled and aged for another 17 months prior to release. 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc; 13.5% alcohol.
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Jordan Vineyard & Winery has successfully maintained a tradition of producing elegant, refined Bordeaux-style Cabernet Sauvignon in Northern California's Alexander Valley.
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A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2002 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 750ml
Jordan Cabernet has become an icon of quality, consistency and style. From their first vintage in 1976 it was clear that this was much more than just another Calfornia Cab. And over the years it has also become clear that Jordan Cabs not only deliver in their youth but they age beautifully, rewarding those patient enough to lay them down in their cellars. This 2002 comes directly form the winery's cellar and is at a peak of drinking perfection. Considered a vintage of patience 2002 has evolved into a ringer for Left Bank Bordeaux with its silky-smooth tannins and layers of complex cherry and cassis fruit. This is a seamless wine that is tasting magnificently at this point in its life. The continued addition of fruit from estate hillside vineyards and the blending of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot with the Cabernet Sauvignon are responsible for the well integrated flavors, deep color and full mouth feel of the 2002 vintage. The wine is very rich in texture with opulent flavors of ripe blackberry, cherry, cassis, and a lingering, well integrated finish of tobacco, earth and cedar. Don't miss this rare opportunity.
Wine Tasting NotesThe continued addition of fruit from estate hillside vineyards and the blending of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot with the Cabernet Sauvignon are responsible for the well integrated flavors, deep color and full mouth feel of the 2002 vintage. The bouquet is highlighted with aromas of cassis, black cherry and dark chocolate, with undertones of sweet tobacco and cedar. The 2002 Cabernet is very rich in texture with opulent flavors of ripe blackberry, cherry and cassis. This Cabernet has a lingering finish of subtle earth, cigar tobacco, cedar, and a well integrated and restrained framework of oak.
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Considered a vintage of patience and arguably this decade’s greatest, 2002 has evolved into a ringer for Left Bank Bordeaux with its silky-smooth tannins and layers of complex cherry and cassis fruit. This is an ever-changing wine that is tasting magnificent this year. Decant 30 minutes prior to serving. Drink now through 2017.
Dietary Information: Kosher, Organic
Notes: 12 months in 65% French oak and 35% American oak; 3 months in American oak tanks
|Sugar: 0.45 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 0.66 grams per liter|