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Mettler Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi 2010

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"The deep, garnet hued Mettler 2010 Cabernet opens with delicate aromas of black cherry, rose petal and tobacco with a suggestion of mineral. Smooth and delicious on the palate, the mouth-filling flavors of black plum, cherry and vanilla are balanced by toasted spice and cedar. This wine exhibits a beautifully orchestrated balance of fruit, oak and tannin with a nice thread of acidity that carry the flavors through the clean finish. This is a Cabernet that is elegant and poised, with bold characteristics that would work with a variety of cuisines. Its solid core of flavors and deep complexity will see it through many years of aging." -Winery

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Mettler Family Vineyards:
With their roots in the wine industry dating back to the 1770s, it’s no surprise that the Mettler Family is still growing grapes today. After migrating to the U.S. in the late 1800’s, the Mettler family migrated to California, where they knew that farming would bring success. The east side of the now famous Lodi region is where the first Mettler vineyards were planted by George Mettler which be... Read more
With their roots in the wine industry dating back to the 1770s, it’s no surprise that the Mettler Family is still growing grapes today. After migrating to the U.S. in the late 1800’s, the Mettler family migrated to California, where they knew that farming would bring success. The east side of the now famous Lodi region is where the first Mettler vineyards were planted by George Mettler which began the family's Lodi legacy. Carl Mettler, 4th generation farmer and George’s grandson, continued the family tradition and dedicated his life to farming his grandfather's land. Carl and his wife raised their family amongst their Lodi vineyards. Carl worked closely with nearby Universities and delegated several vineyard sites to experimental varieties. This experimentation helped to establish growing conditions for specific varieties in the Lodi region. Carl's dedication in the vineyard awarded him a spot in the Agricultural Hall of Fame. His integrity and love of the land is still being carried out by one of his three sons, Larry Phillip, who is also the receipient of the Agricultural Hall of Fame award and still farms the original Mettler Vineyards, along with his wife Char and their three children, Kimberly, Kelli and Adam. Read less

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Source: Vines Wine and Spirits
03/11/2013

The deep, garnet hued Mettler 2010 Cabernet opens with delicate aromas of black cherry, rose petal and tobacco with a suggestion of mineral. Smooth and delicious on the palate, the mouth-filling flavors of black plum, cherry and vanilla are balanced by to



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"The deep, garnet hued Mettler 2010 Cabernet opens with delicate aromas of black cherry, rose petal and tobacco with a suggestion of mineral. Smooth and delicious on the palate, the mouth-filling flavors of black plum, cherry and vanilla are balanced by toasted spice and cedar. This wine exhibits a beautifully orchestrated balance of fruit, oak and tannin with a nice thread of acidity that carry the flavors through the clean finish. This is a Cabernet that is elegant and poised, with bold characteristics that would work with a variety of cuisines. Its solid core of flavors and deep complexity will see it through many years of aging." -Winery

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