Joseph Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 2008

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Sonoma Harvest Fair 2008 - Silver Medal

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Joseph Family Vineyards:
Joseph Family Vineyards is a small family-owned and operated producer of classic Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Located in the south-east corner of the Alexander Valley, our vines climb a steep gravel slope above the Russian River valley. Our winemaker is David Ramey, of Ramey Wines, and our vineyard manager is Pina Vineyard Management, a leading vineyard manager in the Napa Valley. Our current vin... Read more
Joseph Family Vineyards is a small family-owned and operated producer of classic Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Located in the south-east corner of the Alexander Valley, our vines climb a steep gravel slope above the Russian River valley. Our winemaker is David Ramey, of Ramey Wines, and our vineyard manager is Pina Vineyard Management, a leading vineyard manager in the Napa Valley. Our current vintage, the Cabernet Sauvignon 2005, received 92 pts. from Wine Enthusiast. Welcome! Read less
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Member Reviews for Joseph Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

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Snooth User: brentpetersen
93758116
3.00 5
09/19/2011

Three glasses


Snooth User: kragonia
103263644
0.50 5
Vintage: 2006 05/04/2012

One half glass


Snooth User: jon2
10019710
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 11/25/2008

92 POINTS FROM WINE ENTHUSIAST: A very fine example of Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, showing the elegance and complexity that wines from that Sonoma County region can attain. Soft and intricate tannins, the wine shows a mélange of blackberry, current and cherry sweet dried herbs and smokey flavors that are delicious now, and should hold well for several years. - Eric Heimoff


Snooth User: jon2
10019710
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 11/25/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Joseph Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

External Review
Vintage: 2005 11/24/2008

Sonoma Harvest Fair 2008 - Silver Medal


External Review
Vintage: 2005 01/29/2009

Our vintage 2005 Cabernet was harvested the second week of October. This was a lush year with lots of rain and a long, mild summer. Throughout the valley yields that year were very high, as was quality. We intentionally, however, cropped our 12 acres


External Review
Vintage: 2005 07/24/2009

The 2005 vintage is probably our most complex yet, with multiple layers of bright, black cherry overlain with a mocha finish, the result of seamless integration of creamy sweet tannins rendered from both the fruit and toasted oak barrels.



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