Burgess Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

$38.00 $19.99
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Item No. 107990
  • red wine
  • W&S90
  • WE90

Winemaker's Notes

This wine was produced from grapes grown on our hillside vineyards--one on the western-side of Howell Mountain and the other on eastern-side of Pope Valley. The vintage of 2005 was a banner year. Heavy rains produced a record quantity of fully-matured fruit. Our wine fans can now enjoy a great synergy of quality as well as quantity from 2005 harvest. Dense, rich flavors of black and red fruits; Incredibly complex, mouth-filling and slides smoothly across the palate. The core of blackberries, cassis and cherry lead to smooth cocoa, vanilla and spice finish. It is a beautiful example of concentrated fruit and integrated tannins. A dynamic, lush wine. A perfect match when served with any grilled or roasted red meat.

Critical Acclaim

"Considerably better than in previous vintages, Burgess's '05 Cab is rich and ripe in black currant, cherry, chocolate, smoky cedar and anise spice flavors that are wrapped into firm, fine tannins. A bit heavy and immature now, it should pick up bottle complexities through 2012, if not beyond. "
90 Points

Learn About Burgess

Burgess Cellars is a stone and redwood mountainside winery which was originally started in the 1880's. It's adjacent vineyards support the belief that it is vital to grow only those varieties of grapes which are best suited to the particular aspects of that land; such as soil, exposure, and climate. That is why the Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Zinfandel are...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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