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Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Atlas Peak Stice Lane Vineyard 2005

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<strong>Diamond Selection Cabernet Sauvignon </strong><br/><br/>Rombauer Vineyards 2005 Diamond Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is robust and velvety. Layers of refined flavor are emphasized by the balanced tannins making this wine very approachable. Rich, plush aromas of mocha and plum bring focus to the ripe fig, black currant and spice. A supple and smooth mouth-feel, this full-bodied wine has a generous finish.<br/><br/><strong>Winemakers Comments</strong> "The Cabernet Sauvignon for the Diamond Selection comes from our High Ranch Vineyard, located on Bennett Lane below Mount Saint Helena. We select only the highest grade clusters from this 40 acre parcel. The resulting wine is rich and luscious with soft tannins and smooth structure. This wine drinks well now and is a great wine to cellar." Rombauer Vineyards The Rombauer family has over 30 years of winemaking experience in the Napa Valley and is dedicated to family, land, and community. Koerner Rombauer oversees the daily operations. Daughter, Sheana handles special events and promotional marketing while Koerner Rombauer III directs the national sales team. <br/><br/>

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Richie Allen was raised in Melbourne, Australia, in a leafy suburb approximately 40 minutes east of Australia’s infamous wine region, the Yarra Valley. Influenced greatly by his parent’s keen interest, Richie grew up with a greater appreciation of wine than the average young Australian male. Upon graduation from high school in 1996, Richie chose to explore his knowledge in an alternate area of... Read more
Richie Allen was raised in Melbourne, Australia, in a leafy suburb approximately 40 minutes east of Australia’s infamous wine region, the Yarra Valley. Influenced greatly by his parent’s keen interest, Richie grew up with a greater appreciation of wine than the average young Australian male. Upon graduation from high school in 1996, Richie chose to explore his knowledge in an alternate area of interest: Molecular Biology. Always the model student, he graduated at the top of his class, however, not convinced with the path he was laying down for himself, Richie embarked on a four-month rock climbing holiday to the United States to clear his thoughts. It was on this adventure that fate came knocking in the form of an invitation to a day of wine tasting. Richie was so taken and inspired by the Californian wines he tasted that day that it was suddenly clear to him what he needed to do. He promptly returned to Australia and spent the next few years engrossed in winemaking studies at Australia’s prestigious ‘The University of Adelaide’. After graduating in 2003, he then set about gaining as much practical winery experience as possible from top Australian and New Zealand producers including: Penfolds, Oakridge, Church Road and Vavasour. He eventually found himself back in California, on the doorstep of Rombauer Vineyards to undertake cellar work for a single harvest. However, Richie’s enthusiasm, vast and growing knowledge, and attention to detail were keenly identified and he was asked to continue on at Rombauer to see this potential expertly developed and nurtured. Having worked his way from the ground up, Richie now assumes the position of Rombauer’s Winemaker. In this role, Richie strives to achieve consistency of style and continual improvement in winemaking techniques by melding both traditional and modern approaches. Away from the winery, you’re likely to find Richie pursuing his passion for rock climbing. Read less

Member Reviews for Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Atlas Peak Stice Lane Vineyard

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4.00 5
03/17/2011

Bright red fruit/cherries and raspberries on the nose. Smooth and tangy palate, maybe still a little closed. Tight acidity right now, with cranberries and raspberries.


Snooth User: andreacuneo
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4.00 5
12/23/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Atlas Peak Stice Lane Vineyard

External Review
Source: The Wine Closet
08/08/2010

Diamond Selection Cabernet Sauvignon Rombauer Vineyards 2005 Diamond Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is robust and velvety. Layers of refined flavor are emphasized by the balanced tannins making this wine very approachable. Rich, plush aromas of mocha and plum bring focus to the ripe fig, black currant and spice. A supple and smooth mouth-feel, this full-bodied wine has a generous finish. Winemakers Comments "The Cabernet Sauvignon for the Diamond Selection comes from our High Ranch Vineyard, located on Bennett Lane below Mount Saint Helena. We select only the highest grade clusters from this 40 acre parcel. The resulting wine is rich and luscious with soft tannins and smooth structure. This wine drinks well now and is a great wine to cellar." Rombauer Vineyards The Rombauer family has over 30 years of winemaking experience in the Napa Valley and is dedicated to family, land, and community. Koerner Rombauer oversees the daily operations. Daughter, Sheana handles special events and promotional marketing while Koerner Rombauer III directs the national sales team.


External Review
Source: The Wine Closet
10/25/2010

Rombauer 05 Cabernet Sauvignon


External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
05/01/2009

This wine is a lush, velvety Cabernet with incredible depth and focus. Cassis, pepper, and cedar notes interact in perfect balance. This wine will be drinking well for years to come.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/31/2009

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml



<strong>Diamond Selection Cabernet Sauvignon </strong><br/><br/>Rombauer Vineyards 2005 Diamond Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is robust and velvety. Layers of refined flavor are emphasized by the balanced tannins making this wine very approachable. Rich, plush aromas of mocha and plum bring focus to the ripe fig, black currant and spice. A supple and smooth mouth-feel, this full-bodied wine has a generous finish.<br/><br/><strong>Winemakers Comments</strong> "The Cabernet Sauvignon for the Diamond Selection comes from our High Ranch Vineyard, located on Bennett Lane below Mount Saint Helena. We select only the highest grade clusters from this 40 acre parcel. The resulting wine is rich and luscious with soft tannins and smooth structure. This wine drinks well now and is a great wine to cellar." Rombauer Vineyards The Rombauer family has over 30 years of winemaking experience in the Napa Valley and is dedicated to family, land, and community. Koerner Rombauer oversees the daily operations. Daughter, Sheana handles special events and promotional marketing while Koerner Rombauer III directs the national sales team. <br/><br/>

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