Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Napa Valley    California   
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Date Printed: 8/1/2014
Avalon Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Avalon Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
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PRICE ON 8/1/2014: $16.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Our 2010 vintage shows aromas of plums, cranberries, allspice and dried ginger with barrel notes of cedar box. The blend of 88% Cabernet, 9% Merlot and a splash of Sangiovese and Zinfandel truly is reflected in its flavors. The dark, jammy core drinks of boysenberry pie, black cherry preserves and currants. Medium in weight, the wine shows silky tannins and just a touch of barrel spice.

Pair this versitile Cabernet Sauvignon with everything from burgers, ribs, lasagna, or chicken Parmesan to smoked Gouda or cheddar cheese. It's also perfect to enjoy a glass before dinner or with friends.

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About Avalon:

Like the Indie films that inspired Avalon, our wines are original and uncut. We focus on the essence of the Cabernet Sauvignon grape. We differentiate ourselves by producing flavorful wines at a decent price. We specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon and just recently branched out with our first release of Merlot from the 2009 vintage.

Avalon - AKA Paradise. According to Arthurian legend, the town of Glastonbury in the U.K. was once known as Avalon. Avalon has long been associated with paradise. It is a land of souls. Many believe that King Arthur's soul rests there and will some day rise again to defend England.

Our wines don't cost a king's ransom, but that's exactly what our Winemaker Alex Cose used to make. We joke with him and say, "Make us a wine that tastes like $75, and then let's sell it for about $15".