Fetzer Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from California

$39.99
Item No. 13193
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Two of Napa Valleys prominent vineyards, Usibelli Vineyard in the Rutherford Bench and Howell Mountain, have produced fruit for our stately Reserve Cabernet. Aromas of ripe black cherry, cocoa and vanilla-oak are mirrored by attractive flavors of cassis, ripe cherry, and black pepper-spice. Supple tannins and a rich mouthfeel showcase the intensity of this wine. Tenderloin of beef with red wine sauce or roast lamb are perfect complements to this wine, as are full-flavored cheeses.

Learn About Fetzer

Fetzer Vineyards, America's sixth largest premium wine producer, has been producing high quality varietal wines since 1968 in beautiful Mendocino County. In 1958, lumber merchant Barney Fetzer bought a ramshackle ranch in Redwood Valley as a home for his wife and a soon-to-be family of eleven children. Here, in the rugged hills of Mendocino, they toiled in their vineyards for a decade and turned their dream into reality with their first vintage in 1968. The family sold the business in 1992 to Brown-Forman Corporation.

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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