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Ravenswood Cabernet Sauvignon Vintners Blend 2012

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Soft tannins and subtle oak contribute well-balanced roundness and the finish lingers considerably longer than you might expect. If Cabernet is Californias luxury wine this one is arguably the best

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Ravenswood Winery:
  No Wimpy Wines. That’s the motto of Ravenswood Winery, a winery that believes that white Zinfandel’s best quality is that it preserved Old Vine Zinfandel during Prohibition. That’s not just some flashy name either: Joel Peterson, founder and winemaker of Ravenswood and nicknamed “the Godfather of Zin,” lives it every day. He spent 15 tireless years tr... Read more
  No Wimpy Wines. That’s the motto of Ravenswood Winery, a winery that believes that white Zinfandel’s best quality is that it preserved Old Vine Zinfandel during Prohibition. That’s not just some flashy name either: Joel Peterson, founder and winemaker of Ravenswood and nicknamed “the Godfather of Zin,” lives it every day. He spent 15 tireless years trying to get his winery to turn a profit, and while his first harvest was in 1976, it was in 1992 that he finally quit his other job at a clinical lab, splitting his life in two the whole time. Financing the operation was always difficult. For many years, the winery moved around, trying to find a cheap place to house their operations. It wasn’t until their Vintners Blend program was launched that they were finally able to settle down with the money they made, in 1991. Starting in the mid 80s, Vintners Blend was a less expensive wine, thanks to the fact that it was created by blending many grapes from different vineyards. In 1982 Ravenswood made their first Zinfandel with grapes from multiple vineyards, creating its County Series: wines that feature regional distinctions. Today, it sources grapes from over 100 vineyards in northern California, a huge expansion from its original vagabond roots. Read less

Member Reviews for Ravenswood Cabernet Sauvignon Vintners Blend

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Snooth User: vardaman
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2.50 5
06/11/2008

8 bucks for a while. Drank tons of this stuff before the epiphany.


Snooth User: Austinista
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2.00 5
06/06/2012

Two glasses


External Reviews for Ravenswood Cabernet Sauvignon Vintners Blend

External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
01/23/2010

Soft tannins and subtle oak contribute well-balanced roundness, and the finish lingers considerably longer than you might expect. If Cabernet is Californias luxury wine, this one is arguably the best bargain going.


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Source: The Wine Buyer
05/21/2014

Cassis-like fruit mingled with an oak spiciness, and earthy complexity. It is fresh, bright and pleasing to the nose. In the mouth, it is balanced, flavorful and has a long finish that is never heavy or cloying.



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Soft tannins and subtle oak contribute well-balanced roundness and the finish lingers considerably longer than you might expect. If Cabernet is Californias luxury wine this one is arguably the best

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