Foppiano Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from California

Price: $16.99
Item No. 12556
  • WS86
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Winemaker's Notes

The Foppiano Vineyards 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon was made entirely from fully mature, fifteen year old vines grown on the familys Russian River Valley Estate. The wine is full-bodied and deep-colored. In the aroma, hints of mint and anise give way to pronounced blackberry and currant. Cedar and vanilla bouquet are matched with comparable character in the flavors from one year in oak. Serve this wine with meat, hearty pasta dishes, full-flavored cheeses, roast pork, or our favorite, roast wild boar.

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Foppiano Vineyards was founded in 1896 by Giovanni Foppiano, a native of Genoa, Italy. Giovanni emigrated from Italy to San Francisco in 1864, walking across the isthmus of Panama en route. He hoped to find his riches in the gold fields of California. It was Giovanni who founded Foppiano Vineyards after moving to Healdsburg, California when his search for gold was unrewarding....

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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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