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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Anakota Helena Dakota Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Anakota Helena Dakota Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
(search item no. 114702)
The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $49.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2006 Helena Dakota Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine with a deep, dark red color. The nose presents notes of vanilla and oak. On the palate is an explosion of red fruits and minerality supported by a very round structure. The tannins are mature and present a long finish with hints of blonde tobacco. This wine can be decanted and enjoyed now, or it can be placed in your cellar. Before 2011, decant for full enjoyment.
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About Anakota:

Sourced exclusively from Estate-owned Knights Valley vineyards, Anakota is a collection of single vineyard, single varietal Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wines that exemplify the rustic elegance and spirit of Sonoma County’s Mount St. Helena. Situated in the flanks and foothills of Mount St. Helena, each mountain vineyard is brought to life as stressed vines struggle with rocky soils and challenging climatic conditions to create small, intensely flavored berries.