Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California
Wine Style Guide
Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
Known for luscious Cabernet Sauvignons, this wine is a classic example of Geyser Peak Winery's intense, lively style. Forward fruit characters of black cherry and blackberry dominate the aromas, with underlying grace notes of dark chocolate and black pepper. In typical Geyser Peak style, the bright fruit is nicely supported by a restrained oak character. The palate is rich, round and lush, seamlessly pairing the cherry and berry fruit with a hint of spice and vanilla. The fine-grained tannins meld into a persistent, lingering finish.
"A beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon. May be a little lighter in body than some, but trades richness for elegance and impeccable structure. So pretty and polished, with entirely satisfying blackberry, spice and cedar flavors. A great accomplishment.
Big & Bold
A nice Cab that wasn't, in your face. Very balanced with a very ripe nose and a smooth finish. I'm keeping one in the cellar for a bit.
Big & Bold
7 yes // Fruity, balanced, medium in flavor, rich in palate, short finish
Big & Bold
Very good wine for the price. Recommended!
Delicious for a lighter body cab. WE review is spot on.
This cab is smooth, has good fruit with Jammy finish. Not overly dry. Good tannin to balance off finish. Very good for price. Would buy again.
Wrote a long, detailed review, hit the wrong button, it's GONE! Softer in tannins that you'd expect in a C.S. this young, ready now; berries, hint of "darkness" (pick your own comparison), the berries and the suppleness, not the mild tannic flavors, linger in the finish, my daily plonk with everything except highly spiced dishes or rare steak. I buy it by the case (I have another 200 wines on my shelf to choose from) and -- sorry, wine.com, I'm still a steady customer, but -- found it at a Texas supermarlet chain for "under $12", discounts on 6+.
This is a pretty good every day Cab. Great pricing too.
Good wine to take to someone elses dinner party
Earthy & Spicy
Dry, but definite tannins and acidity
Big & Bold
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One of California's oldest and most award-winning wineries, Geyser Peak was founded in 1880, a pioneer of the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County. Perched on a hillside across from Geyser Peak Mountain, this beautiful setting overlooks Geyserville, the Russian River and the northern end of Alexander Valley.
The winery consistently garners some of the most prestigious awards in...
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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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(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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