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Wine Market NY USD 54.99 750ml

Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2010

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The 2010 vintage in Napa Valley, California was a mild growing season which produced fruit-driven wines with soft tannins. The 2010 Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep color with aromas and flavors of tobacco, black currant, and plums that radiate out of the glass with hints of spice. The texture is lush and round with a smooth finish.

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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

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Snooth User: Stallion
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2.50 5
09/28/2013

Dissappointing. I expected more at this price point. The wine was very tannic. Even after it opened. Yes it's young, but it just didn't deliever the way I wanted it to. Not much nose...and the layers of flavor were minimal.Nice crimson color in the glass Not a bad wine at all...just not that good at this price point. Cheers!



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The 2010 vintage in Napa Valley, California was a mild growing season which produced fruit-driven wines with soft tannins. The 2010 Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep color with aromas and flavors of tobacco, black currant, and plums that radiate out of the glass with hints of spice. The texture is lush and round with a smooth finish.

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