Kenwood Cabernet Sauvignon Jack London Vineyard So 2005

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Had this at dinner the other night. Went very well with my steak. Has a great deep color. Plum and Cherries on the nose and in the mouth. A goo... Read more

To me this is one of the great values in Cali Cabs. It is big with tons of ripe fruit. I usually don't like to pay over $15 for a bottle of juice, ... Read more

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Snooth User: Gantt Hickman
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3.00 5
01/17/2010

Had this at dinner the other night. Went very well with my steak. Has a great deep color. Plum and Cherries on the nose and in the mouth. A good wine but did not overly impress me.

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  • Snooth User: winedoggie
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    4.00 5
    08/07/2009

    To me this is one of the great values in Cali Cabs. It is big with tons of ripe fruit. I usually don't like to pay over $15 for a bottle of juice, but this one is worth it. A true fruit-forward Sonoma beast. One of the least expensive ways to access the best of California Cabernet. Drink it slowly, and let it breath for a few hours.


    Snooth User: CADiver
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    0.00 5
    04/25/2009

    Average for an $27 cab.


    External Reviews for Kenwood Cabernet Sauvignon Jack London Vineyard So

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    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Dark ruby red. Medium-bodied. Moderately extracted. Moderately tannic. Cassis, mineral, brown spice. Dark, fleshy nose lead a tight, minerally palate showing good grip, with generous Cabernet flavors showing through. A lighter style whose tannins are in fine balance.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Concentrated red and black fruit with spice, herbs, and hints of leather, cedar, bay leaf, and olive; full bodied and well balanced. Moussaka.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Tight and trim, with a focused, austere band of spicy currant, cedar and cherry. Turns supple at midpalate and softens a bit on the finish, where the flavors spread out. Best from 1999 through 2005.


    External Review
    03/03/2010

    WE: 88 Points


    External Review
    10/24/2011

    This is the driest, most concentrated and sophisticated of Kenwood's current trio of Merlots, and also the only one that will benefit from cellaring. It's compact in blackberry, currant, tea, leather and spice flavors that finish with a scour of tannins. Best 2008-2011. - S.H. ** Only 9 in Stock **


    External Review
    01/26/2010

    Winemaker's Notes: The Jack London Merlot is known for the excellent structure and age ability of its intense ripe flavors. Rich, full-bodied mouth feel with aromas of red currents, tobacco and bay leaves. Flavors of vanilla and ripe plum, with an elegant, lingering finish. The rich fruit flavors found in this Merlot complement a wide range of dishes, including chicken, braised beef, rich stews and pastas.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Dark, rich and complex, with earthy clay, currant. black cherry, anise and cedar notes, finishing with a slightly green tannic edge. Best from 2001 through 2009.


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