Cinnabar Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz (half-bottle) 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from California

$16.99
Item No. 20028
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

The Cinnabar Estate Cabernet has aromas of sweet oak, cherries, spice and tobacco. The palate shows rich fruit flavors of plums and currants. The tannins are well integrated with a fine texture, giving the wine a full feeling in the mouth leading to a long finish.

Alcohol: 13.7%by volume

Learn About Cinnabar

Situated 40 miles south of San Francisco between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, Cinnabar overlooks Silicon Valley from the east rim of the Santa Cruz Mountains at 1,650 feet. Mild temperatures and clay-loam soils contribute deep fruit and earthy components to wines that express a unique sense of place. Winemaker George Troquato combines Cinnabar's small, intensely flavored grapes with meddle-free winemaking to produce complex, well-balanced wines.

Learn About Other California

California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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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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