Mount Veeder Winery Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

Price: $53.99 $48.59
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Item No. 37548
  • WS88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1995
  • WS92
  • WE92

Winemaker's Notes

Mount Veeder was the first winery in California to recognize the unique complexity achieved by blending Cabernet Sauvignon with the four other traditional Bordeaux varieties, all five of which grow on the Mount Veeder estate. The Mount Veeder Reserve is a most elegant statement of this winemaking philosophy. Crafted from small lots of exceptionally concentrated fruit from some of the oldest vines on the property, this distinctive red wine is the essence of power and finesse.

APPEARANCE: Dark, garnet red. AROMA: Rich aromas of blackberry, black cherry, and plum, layered with cocoa and vanilla. FLAVOR: Blackberry/cherry fruit interwoven with the characteristic fruit intensity of Mount Veeder wines. Richly textured with notes of chocolate, leather and spice. Full fruit and big, yet supple tannins.

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec, 8% Petit Verdot

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Mount Veeder Winery is a dramatic estate with three vineyards carved high in the hillsides of the Mayacamas Mountains, overlooking southern Napa Valley. The property totals 121 acres, mostly forest and brush, out of which only 47 are planted to vine. Vines ranging from 1,000-1,600 feet in elevation cling to rugged, steep slopes that offer cool conditions that lead to slow ripening...

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Learn About Napa Valley

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 Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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