Moon Mountain Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 91237
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Winemaker's Notes

Blend: 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 3% Merlot, 2% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot

The fruit for Moon Mountain 2004 Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon was 100% estate grown, hand harvested and field sorted into small bins. Fermentation took place in open-topped tanks, with each lot handled separately. The wine is 100% free run (the juice that flows freely from the grapes without pressing). Barrel aging took place in Moon Mountain's deep caves, which provide a constant temperature of 60ºF and very high humidity. They used 100% French oak barrels, 75% of which were new, and aged the wine for 21 months before lightly filtering and bottling.

This boldly flavored Cabernet Sauvignon is rich in mountain blackberry and ripe currant flavors accented by hints of wild Sonoma sage, cedar and roasted coffee.

Pair this wine with rich foods such as grilled filet mignon, roast rack of lamb and hard, aged cheese.

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Learn About Moon Mountain

High in the Mayacamas Mountains on the western side of Mt. Veeder, more than 1,000 feet above the Sonoma Valley, Moon Mountain Vineyard offers some of the most difficult winegrowing conditions in California. The steep south-facing slopes, punctuated by volcanic rock outcroppings, consist of thin, well-drained soils derived from volcanic ash and lava. Situated well above the fog...

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Learn About Sonoma County

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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