Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

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The 2011 vintage is available for: $16.99
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Item No. 98245
  • red wine
  • Green wine
  • WE90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

This wine is full-bodied and round with well integrated tannins for a smooth finish. The initial aroma contains dark berry fruit with a hint of earthiness. In the mouth the wine is intensely flavored with components of cherry, cedar, tobacco, toast, herbs, and blackberry.

Critical Acclaim

"A very nice Cab, at a good price. shows real fanciness in the ripe blackberries, currants and spices, with a rich overlay of smoky oak. And the tannins are just right."
90 Points

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susan little - San Francisco, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
This is a GREAT bottle of Cab-tasting blind- I would have thought this was a $40+ Cab. A winner!
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Sparky G - Simsbury, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/17/2011)
Very good, but requires aeration and time to breathe.
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Learn About Benziger Map ItMap It

The Benziger Family Winery was founded in 1980 on the slopes of Sonoma Mountain. Their Reserve wines showcase those rare lots discovered in the vineyard or developed in the cellar that receive the highest level of care and emerge as the best of the vintage. Benziger also produces Benziger Family wine and the limited production Vineyard Designate wines. At the core of Benziger Winery are eight, same generation family members committed to managing every aspect of grape growing and winemaking.

Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

Read More About Sonoma County

Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

Read More About Cabernet Sauvignon

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