Simi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

Price: $56.99
Item No. 18721
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Winemaker's Notes

For Cabernet Sauvignon, 1996 produced fruit with plenty of good color and excellent tannin ripeness. With this wine, we strive to craft the ultimate expression of Bordeaux varietals from Sonoma County. This wine exhibits a firm, smooth structure that carries rich notes of ripe black fruit, black cherries and berries, and fills the mouth with flavors of vanilla, cedar and spice. It has a long, rich, supple finish and an excellent aging potential.

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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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