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Markham Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

Markham Napa Cabernet Blackberry jam and cedar aromas are highlighted by intriguing notes of fresh tarragon. The concentrated texture of this Cabernet draws you in; soft yet gloriously chewy. Berry fruit flavors are accented by rich caramel and finish with a subtle mineral "sense of place." Decanting is conducive to immediate enjoyment and should bring out wonderful floral perfume common to our wines. 086891025414

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Markham Vineyards:
Winemaking is a Del Bondio family tradition. Bryan's grandparents settled in the Napa Valley over 100 years ago. His father, Al, worked at Inglenook for 45 years and taught his son about the unique and challenging art and science of winemaking. His mother, Marie, also spent 40 years at Inglenook. Bryan's formal education was completed in 1977 when he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in ... Read more
Winemaking is a Del Bondio family tradition. Bryan's grandparents settled in the Napa Valley over 100 years ago. His father, Al, worked at Inglenook for 45 years and taught his son about the unique and challenging art and science of winemaking. His mother, Marie, also spent 40 years at Inglenook. Bryan's formal education was completed in 1977 when he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Viticulture from the University of California, Davis. In 1977 Bryan joined Markham Vineyards as General Manager, and in January of 1988 was promoted to President. When you visit the Winery you may run into Bryan's children and possible future Markham employees, Lauren, Lina & Peter. Read less

Member Reviews for Markham Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Snooth User: jtryka
3127992,306
3.50 5
04/22/2013

The wine is a deep garnet in the glass, transitioning into bright ruby along the edges. The nose is quite pleasant, with rich black fruit and Asian spices flowing gingerly over a bed of toasted oak. The taste is quite nice, with plenty if ripe black fruit up front, blackberry, cassis and plum, which quickly transition to some vanilla and anise midpalate. The finish is quite nice, with rich and supple tannins supporting a long, dry finish. Overall, a very nice example of a more classic Napa Valley Cabernet. See my full review on my blog here: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2013/04/2009-markham-vineyards-napa-valley.html


Snooth User: runningbear
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 10/30/2011

very nice cab. at reasonable price point. new find that my wife enjoyed


Snooth User: AudioVino
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2007 02/28/2011

Soft sweet cherries and raspberries. Sweet oak covers most of the nose. Very soft with a mouth watering feel on the front pallet. The mid pallet has some cherry leading into a creamy taste like a cherry pie ala mode. The finish has hints of nutmeg and closes with nice soft tannins. This wine is very approachable. Not very complex and great for a special treat.


Snooth User: msheridan1
9706496
3.00 5
Vintage: 2007 11/13/2011

Three glasses


Snooth User: jandlfavs
82567123
2.00 5
Vintage: 2005 04/21/2011

Basically didn't meet my expectations.


Snooth User: mashaw
2882293
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 10/28/2009

Four glasses


Snooth User: utexas112
4377448
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 09/15/2008

Four glasses


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External Reviews for Markham Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Vintage: 2010 03/03/2013

Bordeaux immigrant Jean Laurent came to California in 1852 founded one of the first wineries in Napa Valley. Bruce Markham arrived in Napa Valley looking to start a winery, in 1978, he founded Markham Vineyards and the old Laurent winery was reborn.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 05/16/2013

Briary aromas mingle with fresh blackberries and caramel oak highlight in this Cabernet Sauvignon. Dense, plum jam flavors support the solid core of tannins on the finish. Vanilla toast and nutmeg spice things up as the wine continues to open in the glass.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2007 04/12/2011

Winemaker's notes:Milk chocolate, cassis and berry jam aromas mix together with layers of anise and vanilla. Juicy mulberry fruit flavors provide a lush mouthfeel balanced with caramel and more milk


External Review
Vintage: 2006 03/16/2010

Markham Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 and all other wine from Markham Vineyards are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2006 04/28/2010

Winemaker's notes:Milk chocolate, cassis and berry jam aromas mix together with layers of anise and vanilla. Juicy mulberry fruit flavors provide a lush mouthfeel balanced with caramel and more milk chocolate in the mid-palate. This young wine has chewy tannins that will settle wonderfully for long-term aging. Enjoy its youthful exuberance now paired with a well-seasoned rib-eye or an herbed white bean ragout.


External Review
Vintage: 2005 01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesBlackberry jam and cedar aromas are highlighted by intriguing notes of fresh tarragon. The concentrated texture of this Cabernet draws you in; soft yet gloriously chewy. Berry fruit flavors are accented by rich caramel and finish with a subtle mineral "sense of place." Decanting is conducive to immediate enjoyment and should bring out wonderful floral perfume common to our wines.


External Review
Vintage: 2004 09/28/2010

This is sleek and refined, with dusty berry, currant, sage and herbal, cedary oak notes that are well-proportioned, gaining depth, complexity and length while remaining elegant and stylish. Drink now through 2013. 40,700 cases made. Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2004 Markham Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml



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Markham Napa Cabernet Blackberry jam and cedar aromas are highlighted by intriguing notes of fresh tarragon. The concentrated texture of this Cabernet draws you in; soft yet gloriously chewy. Berry fruit flavors are accented by rich caramel and finish with a subtle mineral "sense of place." Decanting is conducive to immediate enjoyment and should bring out wonderful floral perfume common to our wines. 086891025414

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