Esser Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Cabernet Sauvignon from California

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Item No. 101222
  • red wine
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

A brilliant, full garnet in color, the 2008 Esser Cabernet Sauvignon delivers ripe, zesty red fruit aromas, enhanced by sweet oak notes and hints of toffee, anise, and root spices. It is texturally generous, offering nice palate coverage as well as lots of cherry cobbler fruit, as well as grace notes of spice cake and plum liqueur.

It will partner nicely with hearty meat dishes such as braised lamb shank, Beef Burgundy, and Osso Buco, but will be just as much at home with grilled poultry or simply prepared cuts of fine beef, such as prime rib.

Learn About Esser Vineyards Map ItMap It

German-born Manfred Esser began his career as a salesman for a large European winery; in 1974, he came to the United States. Esser joined Napa Valley's Cuvaison Winery as President in 1986 and, in a little over 10 years, made it one of the most successful estates in the industry. His unique approach to converting customers into company ambassadors has set an industry standard for...

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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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