Guenoc Beckstoffer IV Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $42.49
Item No. 13026

Winemaker's Notes

Full, ripe aromas of currants, blueberries and spice lead to layers of fruit and berry flavors, toasty oak and silky tannins in this eminently drinkable, yet cellar-worthy wine. Aging in 100% new French oak barrels lends aromatic elegance and softness to the structure and long, generous finish.

Almost a meal in itself, the Beckstoffer IV reserve is an elegant companion to rich cheeses, venison, tenderloin, intensely varietal herbs and wild mushrooms. Roasted meats, rich pasta seasoned with rosemary and oregano.

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Located 90 miles north of San Francisco, the 23,000 acre Guenoc Estate, claiming some of the oldest vineyards in California, includes the most northwestern area of Napa Valley, all of Guenoc Valley, and the southern extremes of Lake County. From 1888 to 1906 the Guenoc Estate was owned by internationally famous actress and vintner Lillie Langtry, who vowed to make claret of the...

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It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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