Richard Partridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2001
Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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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.
Aromas of caramel and oak toast dominate. The
flavors are where this wine shines. Dark cherry,
briar, mulberry, mocha and sweet oak are
seamlessly intertwined. The finish is smooth,
focused and extremely long allowing all these
flavors to blend on the palate.
"A well-proportioned blend of rich, fleshy currant and black cherry fruit, with hints of anise, mocha, cedar and tobacco, with a long, complex aftertaste that reveals extra depth and flavor dimensions."
"The tasty 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon offers plenty of herb-infused, black currant, spicy oak, and chocolate notes. With an excellent texture as well as a spicy, oaky, dense finish, it is a hedonistic red..."
The Wine Advocate
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Richard Partridge Wines is a small family owned winery in the Napa Valley with just around 1,000 cases of Chardonnay and Cabernet produced each year. The low production and small operation keeps them from many mass marketing techniques, and it means they have to have a big story, luckily they do! Richard grew up around soybeans and wheat on the farms of Indiana, a far cry from...
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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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(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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