Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore Valley Charles Wetmore Reserve 2002

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Fermentation Both the Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot were fermented in upright stainless steel fermenters. The fermentation temperatures exceeded 90°F to maximize color and tannin extraction. Aging This wine was aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels.

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Wente Vineyards:
Founded more than 125 years ago, Wente Vineyards is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Today, the winery maintains its leadership role in California winegrowing under ownership and management by the Fourth and Fifth Generations of the Wente family. Blending traditional and innovative winemaking practices, the winery draws from approximately 3,000 acres of sustaina... Read more
Founded more than 125 years ago, Wente Vineyards is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Today, the winery maintains its leadership role in California winegrowing under ownership and management by the Fourth and Fifth Generations of the Wente family. Blending traditional and innovative winemaking practices, the winery draws from approximately 3,000 acres of sustainably farmed Estate vineyards to create an outstanding portfolio of fine wines. Located just east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards is recognized as one of California’s premier wine country destinations, featuring wine tasting, fine dining and championship golf. Read less
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Go for it. You will like it, ready to go right now in my opinion it will blow your mind.....great, great, great.......


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External Reviews for Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore Valley Charles Wetmore Reserve

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Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
03/16/2010

Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2002 Charles Wetmore Rsv and all other wine from Wente Vineyards are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.



Tasting Notes:

The origins of Wente Vineyards’ Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon date back to when Charles Wetmore fi rst imported this clone of Cabernet to the Livermore Valley from the commune of Margaux, France. This reserve wine has wonderful aromas, a silky texture with fl avors of black fruit, plum, and cedar provided by the cabernet lots. There are additional layers with subtle hints of vanilla and toasty oak. The petit verdot adds structure through tannins, creating an elegance to the wine. The 2002 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon delivers a soft, rich taste experience.

Fermentation Both the Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot were fermented in upright stainless steel fermenters. The fermentation temperatures exceeded 90°F to maximize color and tannin extraction. Aging This wine was aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels.

Dietary Information: Certified Sustainable


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