Kendall-Jackson Great Estates Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

$52.99
Item No. 50306
  • red wine
  • WS88
  • ST87
  • W&S87
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Winemaker's Notes

With Cabernet Sauvignon comprising almost 100% of the fruit utilized, this dense boysenberry, blackberry and plum scented wine has a small amount of Dry Creek Valley fruit as a component of the final blend. Aging in French and American oak cooperage for 22 months provides a solid vanilla/oak facet to this rich, full-bodied wine.

With Cabernet Sauvignon comprising almost 100% of the fruit utilized, this dense boysenberry, blackberry and plum scented wine has a small amount of Dry Creek Valley fruit as a component of the final blend. Aging in French and American oak cooperage for 22 months provides a solid vanilla/oak facet to this rich, full-bodied wine.

Alcohol: 14.5%

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Back in 1974, Jess Jackson saw in the fine vineyards of California's cool coastal regions fruit with a variety of outstanding flavors. What if there was a way to produce from this abundance, a single outstanding cuvee that offered both quality and value? The result, first released in 1983, was Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay, a rich, round and flavorful wine, made with hand-crafted...

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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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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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