Brass Tacks Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Cabernet Sauvignon from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 100042
  • red wine
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.

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Winemaker's Notes

This Cabernet Sauvignon benefits from the maritime influence of California's Central Coast, where the extended growing season yielded a wine that is full in flavor with wonderful balance.

Brass Tacks Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and concentrated, with layers of currant, plum and cherry fruit that is framed by integrated oak. A full-bodied, complex wine with firm tannins, enjoy this California Cab with a juicy steak or grilled pork chops.

Let's get down to brass tacks, shall we? At Brass Tacks, we believe the essence of California wine is the fruit. So our winemaking starts in the vineyard, where we cultivate the unique characteristics of each varietal and vineyard. The result is a wine that isn't over-manipulated, allowing the personality of the fruit to shine through.

brass tacks (noun) - the most fundamental considerations; essentials; realities (usually used in the phrase "get down to brass tacks").

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Rating:
(10/5/2011)
Very good Cab. Would purchase again.
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Pete Teele - Walnut Creek, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
Had this wine with grilled tri-tip. Lush fruit and integrated tannins held up well to the rich flavor of the steak. Liked the acid and touch of wood in the finish which balanced perfectly to the up-front fruit.
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Rating:
(1/7/2011)
Blueberry in the nose cannot overcome my aversion to over-ripe plum. By the time the tannins mellow out, the vintage will be well past its prime. Drink now!
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Rating:
(6/22/2011)
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Learn About Brass Tacks

Brass Tacks wines reflects the essence of California wine and the purity of the fruit. The winemaking starts in the vineyard, where the unique characteristics of each varietal and vineyard are cultivated. The result is a wine that isn't over-manipulated, allowing the personality of the fruit to shine through. Brass Tacks produces wines that capture the unique essence of the...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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,...

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