Murphy Goode Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

We sourced this wine from prime Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards throughout California, spots where warm, sunny days develop grapes to rich, balanced fruit expression with intriguing hints of thyme. A small percentage of Merlot adds depth and complexity to the deep blackberry and cherry character, and oak aging fully integrates the tannins.

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • + List It
  • + Critic Score

    Submit a Critic Score

    Score:

    Name of Critic:

    Close
2.39 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Murphy-Goode Winery:
At Murphy-Goode, winemaking isn’t just a family busness; it’s a family tradition – one that’s endured since its founding in 1985 by friends Tim Murphy, Dale Goode and Dave Ready, and lives on in its current owners, the Jackson family. It’s a tradition based on a shared appreciation of friendship, hard work, a wicked sense of humor and, of course, a good bottle of wine. Although currently more ... Read more
At Murphy-Goode, winemaking isn’t just a family busness; it’s a family tradition – one that’s endured since its founding in 1985 by friends Tim Murphy, Dale Goode and Dave Ready, and lives on in its current owners, the Jackson family. It’s a tradition based on a shared appreciation of friendship, hard work, a wicked sense of humor and, of course, a good bottle of wine. Although currently more Bordeaux focused, in the early days of Murphy-Goode “a good bottle of wine” meant one of two things: Fumé Blanc or Chardonnay, both made with grapes harvested entirely from Murphy Ranch and Murphy-Goode Vineyard. But as the popularity of their wine grew, so did the need for additional vineyards. The solution? Simply bring more friends into the fold by creating partnerships with local farmers and neighbors who shared the Murphy-Goode vision. In the summer of 2006, one such neighbor, friend and fellow winemaker Jess Jackson, displayed such a strong belief in this vision that he purchased Murphy-Goode. The winery is still very much a family-oriented operation today, with the Murphys retaining their original vineyards and David Ready, Jr., son of one of the original founders, continuing on as Murphy-Goode’s winemaker. Though now, of course, they create more than just Fumé Blanc and Chardonnay. In fact in recent years, as newly planted vineyards have come into production, the winery’s focus has shifted from primarily white wine to distinctive reds – particularly Bordeaux blends produced from grape varieties that excel in the Alexander Valley. And so the tradition continues: friendship, hard work, a wicked sense of humor and, of course, a good bottle of wine. Read less
Suggested Recipe Pairing presented by
Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

View Recipe

Member Reviews for Murphy Goode Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Add your review
Snooth User: jtmarasco
129217419
1.00 5
06/01/2013

Don't love it


Snooth User: Victoria MacPhail
140109276
4.00 5
11/12/2013

Four glasses


External Reviews for Murphy Goode Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
02/05/2013

Dark and bold, with explosive cherry and blackberryflavors that bring out the best in anything hearty.



All Prices

Shipping to:

We sourced this wine from prime Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards throughout California, spots where warm, sunny days develop grapes to rich, balanced fruit expression with intriguing hints of thyme. A small percentage of Merlot adds depth and complexity to the deep blackberry and cherry character, and oak aging fully integrates the tannins.

Recipe Downloader

RiceSelect

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists








Snooth Media Network