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Lake Sonoma Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 2007

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<strong>Wine Description </strong>Flavors and aromas which are synonymous with Alexander Valley Cabernet such as cedar, tobacco, olive, licorice, cocoa, cassis and raspberry are all unveiled with this 2007 Lake Sonoma Winery release. Solid and lengthy tannins with balanced acid support and provide structure for complexity and aging. <strong>Winemaker Notes</strong> The grapes for this wine were crushed and fermented warm. The juice was then pumped over to ensure regular skin contact. The wine was pressed off the skins at dryness and allowed to settle in a stainless steel tank. It was racked to 60 gallon French and American oak barrels to finish malolactic fermentation. This wine has been barrel aged for 28 months.<strong>Food Recommendations</strong> This Alexander Valley Cabernets full-bodied flavor pairs superbly with all grilled meats and roasts.

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Lake Sonoma Winery:
You can’t make great wine from mediocre grapes. Lake Sonoma Winery is dedicated to creating the ultimate expression of our Sonoma sub-appellation vineyards. Quality over quantity is our guide. The owner, Gary Heck, said, “If in one season the climate is such that the grapes are not to our quality standards, we won’t make Lake Sonoma wine from them.” Our mission is to produce premium, Sono... Read more
You can’t make great wine from mediocre grapes. Lake Sonoma Winery is dedicated to creating the ultimate expression of our Sonoma sub-appellation vineyards. Quality over quantity is our guide. The owner, Gary Heck, said, “If in one season the climate is such that the grapes are not to our quality standards, we won’t make Lake Sonoma wine from them.” Our mission is to produce premium, Sonoma County sub-appellation and vineyard specific wines: Zinfandels and Fume Blanc from Dry Creek Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley and Chardonnay from Russian River Valley. Our objective is to create the ultimate expression of these sub-appellations: wines possessing excellent structure, desirable fruit flavors, and intriguing complexity. Raise your expectation. Raise your standards. Lake Sonoma Winery - THE GOLD STANDARD. Read less

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Snooth User: AllanGeert
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05/05/2011

Better value for money than neighbor field; Silver Oak


External Reviews for Lake Sonoma Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

07/05/2011

"Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine (www.cgcw.com) in the August 2010 issue. If just a little rough hewn and rustic and a bit simple in fruit


11/12/2010

Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine (www.cgcw.com) in the August 2010 issue. If just a little rough hewn and rustic and a bit simple in fruit, this medium-bodied Cabernet marries a fair bit of ripe cherries with a nice dollop of oak. It gets a bit grippy in the latter going, but its tougher side should be tamed by service with well-seasoned roasts and grilled meats.Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine aging recommendation: Drinkable now. Further bottle aging can improve this wine.



<strong>Wine Description </strong>Flavors and aromas which are synonymous with Alexander Valley Cabernet such as cedar, tobacco, olive, licorice, cocoa, cassis and raspberry are all unveiled with this 2007 Lake Sonoma Winery release. Solid and lengthy tannins with balanced acid support and provide structure for complexity and aging. <strong>Winemaker Notes</strong> The grapes for this wine were crushed and fermented warm. The juice was then pumped over to ensure regular skin contact. The wine was pressed off the skins at dryness and allowed to settle in a stainless steel tank. It was racked to 60 gallon French and American oak barrels to finish malolactic fermentation. This wine has been barrel aged for 28 months.<strong>Food Recommendations</strong> This Alexander Valley Cabernets full-bodied flavor pairs superbly with all grilled meats and roasts.

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