Clos du Bois Winemaker Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from California

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Item No. 13980
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Winemaker's Notes

The 1996 Winemaker's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon comes from three of our best Cabernet Sauvignon growers in the Alexander Valley. The 1996 growing season provided a perfect environment for Cabernet Sauvignon to achieve optimum sugar levels, producing a wine with unique spice (menthol and bay leaf) and a rich, smooth mouthfeel. The wine exhibits well-integrated, supple tannins and ample oak, with a terrific burst of trademark black cherry fruit that is round in the finish. This elegant wine will age beautifully for 5-10 years.

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When Clos du Bois was founded in 1974, Sonoma County was better known for its prunes, walnuts and dairy farms than for its wine grapes. With more soil types than France, Founder Frank Woods recognized the potential of Sonoma County as a world-class wine growing region, and it is here in Sonoma's Alexander Valley where Clos du Bois has been making outstanding wines for more than...

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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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