Charles Krug Family Reserve Generations 2002

Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

Price: $42.99
Item No. 85783
  • WE89
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Winemaker's Notes

Our 2002 Generations is a tribute to family tradition and a commitment to quality. An artful blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 12% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 1% Syrah creates a wine of complexity body and spice. Hints of tar, licorice, mint, strawberry jam and rosemary tempt senses as rich red fruit; a soft mid-palate and a lengthy finish complete this wine.

Enjoy this wine with roast pork tenderloin with sage, chicken Parmesan, or blue cheese scalloped potatoes.

Learn About Charles Krug Map ItMap It

The Charles Krug Winery was established in 1861 as the first winery in the Napa Valley by Prussian-born visionary and revolutionary Charles Krug. Today the winery focuses on handcrafted Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varieties grown within with Napa Valley appellations and sub-appellations. The winery remains under the stewardship of the Peter Mondavi Sr Family, who purchased the historic winery in 1943. Peter Mondavi Sr remains at the helm of the winery, with day-to-day operations handled by his two sons Marc and Peter Jr.

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 Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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