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Simi Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Simi Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 1627
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Winemaker's Notes

Our 1996 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep in color and rich in flavor. The wine has ripe blackberry and black cherry flavors with overtones of French and American oak giving further complexity. The wine combines the Classic Bordeaux varieties Merlot and Cabernet Franc, but the Cabernet is the hallmark in the wine. The final blend (80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc) is velvety and supple in texture with a long, intense finish.

Learn About Simi Map ItMap It

In 1876, brothers Giuseppe and Pietro Simi began making wine in San Francisco from Sonoma County grapes and eventually planted vineyards near Healdsburg. Simi's historic stone cellars were built in 1890 and are still used to age the wines. Today, Simi is recognized as a leader in innovation and experimentation with a history of over 125 years of cutting-edge winemaking. Their...

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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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