Justin Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

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"Our2006 Cabernet Sauvignon is dark red with a crimson hue. Aromas ofraspberry, bing cherry, mushroom, and an assortment of spice, vanillaand leather make up the nose. A soft, fruit forward entry is accentedby a touch of vanilla. The mid palate balances acidity and structure toproduce a velvety mouth feel found commonly in JUSTIN wines. The finishcontains soft, yet prevalent tannins with hints of caramel, cedar andtoasted oak" - Winemaker NotesCheese Pairings: Sharp Cheddar, Danish Blue, Aged GoudaFood Pairings: Lamb Loin with Red Wine Essence, Roasted Duck Breast, Filet Mignon

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Justin Vineyards & Winery:
JUSTIN Winery is a family owned and operated winery making estate grown and produced wines. The property was founded in 1981 by Justin and Deborah Baldwin when they planted their 160 acre property to the major Bordeaux varietals and created their Estate vineyard. The winery is located in the Paso Robles appellation of California’s Central Coast. The region’s first grapes were planted in 1779 b... Read more
JUSTIN Winery is a family owned and operated winery making estate grown and produced wines. The property was founded in 1981 by Justin and Deborah Baldwin when they planted their 160 acre property to the major Bordeaux varietals and created their Estate vineyard. The winery is located in the Paso Robles appellation of California’s Central Coast. The region’s first grapes were planted in 1779 by Franciscan missionaries and today are home to the third highest concentration of wineries in the United States. Their desire is to make world class wines that reflect the unique soils and climate of their California Central Coast property. Emphasis is placed on making Bordeaux-style blends and single varietals, combining Old World tradition with New World techniques. Read less

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Snooth User: oceank8
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4.00 5
07/23/2008

Aromas of currants and mocha with a long finish of black pepper.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,195
4.00 5
08/15/2009

Rich, elegant and smooth. Great blend of cab sau, cab franc and merlot. Decadent and delicious. - Tasted 8/15/09 Marche` Bacchus


Snooth User: lingprof
1556071,108
5.00 5
10/06/2009

A beautiful color, olive and earth on the nose, old-world in style, undeniably dry, but nobody does dry in California better than this, I think.


Snooth User: megdeweese
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4.00 5
05/18/2010

Good red, better after a good sit in the decanter. Great value for a good cab. Well, used to be a good value. The price has gone up in the last couple of years. I guess I should hold on to our last bottle.


Snooth User: AngloScot
456983116
4.00 5
04/19/2010

92 pts - Potent tar, leather on nose. Firm tannins behind tangy dark prunes and Moroccan spice on the Palate. Very long finish.

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Snooth User: skuatt
8776681
3.50 5
10/07/2009

What a bargain! Not up to the level of Silver Oak, Dunn Howell Mtn., Phelps Insignia, Shaffers Hillside Select, Caymus Special Select, et al, but it is definetely up there with the 2nd tier at a bargain price. It is amazing they can create such a good wine is Paso Robles


Snooth User: DGMcB1
24827034
3.00 5
10/03/2009

feel the oak every which way - very reliable


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External Reviews for Justin Cabernet Sauvignon

External Review
02/07/2009

Justin 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon is dark red with a crimson hue. Aromas of raspberry, bing cherry, mushroom, and an assortment of spice, vanilla and leather make up the nose. A soft, fruit forward entry is accented by a touch of vanilla. The mid palate balances acidity and structure to produce a velvety mouth feel found commonly in JUSTIN wines. The finish contains soft, yet prevalent tannins with hints of caramel, cedar and toasted oak. Food Pairing: Properly seasoned roasted, grilled, sautéed meats, poultry & game. Dishes: Lamb Loin with Red Wine Essence, Filet Mignon, Roasted Duck Breast Cheeses: Sharp Cheddar, Abbaye de Belloc, Danish Blue, Aged Gouda, Reblochon, San Andreas


External Review
07/05/2010

A hearty style, with rich crushed blackberry and black cherry fruit that has a meaty side, with hints of sage and herb, ending with chunky tannins. Drink now through 2010. 27,745 cases made.


External Review
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesOur Cabernet Sauvignon is dark red with a crimson hue. Aromas of raspberry, bing cherry, mushroom, and an assortment of spice, vanilla and leather make up the nose. A soft, fruit forward entry is accented by a touch of vanilla. The mid palate balances acidity and structure to produce a velvety moth feel found commonly in JUSTIN wines. The finish contains soft, yet prevalent tannins with hints of caramel, cedar and toasted oak.


External Review
05/18/2011

Stylish in its presentation and range of flavors, with firm, fleshy currant, black cherry, plum and wild berry tones, it picks up momentum and reveals extra dimensions of depth and complexity on a long, satisfying finish. Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Drink now through 2010.


External Review
07/13/2010

The Isosceles is inky purple with a slight red hue around the rim. Aromas of blackberry, black plum, leather, mocha, and cassis combine with light layers of caramel, vanilla and a touch of smoke resulting from the extended oak ageing. The entry is filled with red and black fruit. A balance of softness and acidity segues into a mid palate with length and weight. Seamless, integrated tannins marry with ripe fruit, and flavors of red currant, butterscotch and hint of pencil lead on the finish of this wine.


External Review
05/11/2009

The 2006 ISOSCELES is inky purple with a slight red hue around the rim. Aromas of blackberry, black plum, leather, mocha, and cassis combine with light layers of caramel, vanilla and a touch of smoke resulting from the extended oak ageing. The entry


External Review
11/14/2011

Dense inky purple hue. Exotic scents of plum, blackberry and rum cake with secondary nuances of brown sugar, blueberry and vanilla. Juicy flavors of black cherry and mocha with hints of cedar box. Well-combed, oak-laced tannins and lingering impressions of raspberry, mocha and toasted oak in the lengthy close. The 2006 ISOSCELES is inky purple with a slight red hue around the rim. Aromas of blackberry, black plum, leather, mocha, and cassis combine with light layers of caramel, vanilla and a touch of smoke resulting from the extended oak ageing. The entry is filled with red and black fruit. A balance of softness and acidity segues into a mid palate with length and weight. Seamless, integrated tannins marry with ripe fruit, and flavors of red currant, butterscotch and hint of pencil lead on the finish of this wine. The 2006 ISOSCELES is very young, and will continue to evolve from now through 2025. - Winery\ ** Only 4 in Stock **


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"Our2006 Cabernet Sauvignon is dark red with a crimson hue. Aromas ofraspberry, bing cherry, mushroom, and an assortment of spice, vanillaand leather make up the nose. A soft, fruit forward entry is accentedby a touch of vanilla. The mid palate balances acidity and structure toproduce a velvety mouth feel found commonly in JUSTIN wines. The finishcontains soft, yet prevalent tannins with hints of caramel, cedar andtoasted oak" - Winemaker NotesCheese Pairings: Sharp Cheddar, Danish Blue, Aged GoudaFood Pairings: Lamb Loin with Red Wine Essence, Roasted Duck Breast, Filet Mignon

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