Del Dotto Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $35.00
Item No. 116895
  • WS92
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Winemaker's Notes

This is a Bordeaux blend with 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc.

Critical Acclaim

"Revs up with lots of complex flavors--pretty black cherry, currant, plum and spicy, toasty oak that fold together nicely, revealing depth, richness and concentration. Best from 2001 through 2010. 498 cases made."
92 Points

Learn About Del Dotto

Real estate entrepeneur David Del Dotto retired from producing infomercials and purchased 17 acres in St. Helena in 1988. In 1993, the first Cabernet blend was produced for the family of Del Dotto. Since then, Nils Venge has been consulting winemaker.

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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