Buena Vista Carneros Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Carneros, California

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Winemaker's Notes

This vintage proves to me once again that Carneros is a great place to grow Cabernet Sauvignon. Our 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep garnet red, with complex aromas of pomegranate, boysenberry, blackberry and fresh cigar. Rich up-front fruit with a hint of blackberry tea. Underlying flavors of ripe berry and roasted coffee, complement the bitter-sweet chocolate finish. Big tannins and long flavors that will continue to enhance with bottle age.

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Founded in 1857 as California's first premium winery, Buena Vista, under the direction of winemaker Jeff Stewart, is a leader in cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Merlot and Syrah. Straddling Sonoma County in the southern end of the Carneros appellation, the 523-acre Ramal Vineyard Estate is broken up into 167 small blocks, with 21 different clones of Chardonnay and 13 different...

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Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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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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