Burgess Vintage Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $37.49
Item No. 27940
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Winemaker's Notes

1998 was a vintage of unique quality. A cool summer with moderate temperatures allowed the fruit to reach optimal maturity for the full development of character and flavors.The wine is a blend of 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc and 8% Merlot. There are spicy and fruity qualities that combine with the French oak, creating an aroma and flavor that will last and continue to develop for years.

Learn About Burgess

Burgess Cellars is a stone and redwood mountainside winery which was originally started in the 1880's. It's adjacent vineyards support the belief that it is vital to grow only those varieties of grapes which are best suited to the particular aspects of that land; such as soil, exposure, and climate. That is why the Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Zinfandel are...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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