Dry Creek Vineyard Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

Price: $36.99
Item No. 46001

Winemaker's Notes

With a deep ruby color and an aroma of cedar and spice, this elegant wine develops a bouquet of red-cherry fruit with undertones of cloves, dried herbs, orange blossom and a bit of vanilla. Luscious flavors of blackcherry and spice cassis are well constructed within this highly extracted and complex wine. A long rounded finish with subtle tannins that will soften nicely over time this Cabernet Sauvignon substantial aging potential.

Alcohol: 13.5%

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In 1972, when David S. Stare opened the doors to Dry Creek Vineyard, it was the first new winery to be built in the Valley since Prohibition. Dry Creek created the first Sonoma Fume Blanc, originated the Dry Creek Valley AVA, and was an early advocate for Bordeaux-style blending. Today, Dry Creek Vineyard is committed to vineyard diversity, vinifying individual lots of fruit...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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