Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Cherryblock Sonoma Valley 2008

External Review by Premier Wine & Spirits:

This is the most expensive newly released Cherryblock ever, $20 more than the 2007. Itandrsquo;s quite a plush wine, softly velvety and rich in cherry and oak flavors. Already throwing considerable sediment, itandrsquo;s on the glidepath to a long, useful life.

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Sebastiani Vineyards:
With over a century of winemaking experience in Sonoma, Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery focuses on crafting small lots of super-premium wines from the great growing regions of Sonoma County, becoming one of California’s most highly praised and awarded wineries for its Bordeaux and Burgundian varietals. With the spotlight on single vineyards and specific sub-appellations such as Sonoma Valley, Al... Read more
With over a century of winemaking experience in Sonoma, Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery focuses on crafting small lots of super-premium wines from the great growing regions of Sonoma County, becoming one of California’s most highly praised and awarded wineries for its Bordeaux and Burgundian varietals. With the spotlight on single vineyards and specific sub-appellations such as Sonoma Valley, Alexander Valley, Carneros and Russian River Valley, Sebastiani produces wine under the Sonoma County, Appellation Selection and Proprietary Selection designations. Founded in 1904 by Samuele Sebastiani, the winery is best known for its Cherryblock Cabernet Sauvignon, one of Sonoma County’s most coveted wines. The winery is located just blocks from Sonoma’s historic downtown plaza and offers historical tours as well as extensive picnic grounds and hospitality venues. Sebastiani is Sonoma’s only continuously-operated, family-owned, century-old winery. In today’s era of mergers and consolidation, it is particularly proud of its family heritage. In 2001, case production was significantly reduced to 100,000 cases per year: producing only one brand, Sebastiani, exclusively from the great winegrowing regions of Sonoma County. The fermentation cellars were rebuilt from the ground up, utilizing state of the art equipment which allows for gentle handling of fruit and must and fermentation of small lots of wine from specific vineyards and vineyard blocks. The resulting wines are receiving unprecedented critical acclaim and are in high demand. Growing production incrementally to meet demand without sacrificing quality, the winery’s current production is 300,000 cases a year. Sebastiani’s most famous wine, the Cherryblock Cabernet Sauvignon, is complemented by the highly acclaimed blended red wine Secolo, the limited production Appellation Selection wines and a line of Sonoma County varietals which offer extremely high quality and exceptional value. Tasting Room Open seven days a week, 10:00-5:00 p.m. Read less
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External Reviews for Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Cherryblock Sonoma Valley

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

This is the most expensive newly released Cherryblock ever, $20 more than the 2007. Itandrsquo;s quite a plush wine, softly velvety and rich in cherry and oak flavors. Already throwing considerable sediment, itandrsquo;s on the glidepath to a long, useful life.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
10/06/2012

An elegant style that's supple and Bordeaux-like, with subtle layers of cedar, dried berry, roasted coffee, black licorice and mineral. Medium- to full-bodied, ending with a graceful mix of flavors. Drink now through 2019.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/18/2013

This is the most expensive newly released Cherryblock ever, $20 more than the 2007. It’s quite a plush wine, softly velvety and rich in cherry and oak flavors. Already throwing considerable sediment, it’s on the glidepath to a long, useful life.



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