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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Charles Krug Vintage Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1995
Charles Krug Vintage Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1995
(search item no. 8628)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $51.74

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
2002 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
1996 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Tasting Notes: Our 1995 Vintage Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is a seductive wine, full of bright cherry, ripe plum and currants. This effusive concentration of fruit is restated on the palate, surrounded by shades of black tea, mocha and dark chocolate. The cavalcade of flavors linger at the finish inviting one to another sip.

Food Pairings: Pair this wine with the most elegant fare Beef Wellington, Roast Pork Loin, Steak Diane, as well as rich aged cheeses, or a decadent dessert such as chocolate dipped cherries or strawberries.

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About Charles Krug:

The Charles Krug Winery was established in 1861 as the first winery in the Napa Valley by Prussian-born visionary and revolutionary Charles Krug. Today the winery focuses on handcrafted Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varieties grown within with Napa Valley appellations and sub-appellations. The winery remains under the stewardship of the Peter Mondavi Sr Family, who purchased the historic winery in 1943. Peter Mondavi Sr remains at the helm of the winery, with day-to-day operations handled by his two sons Marc and Peter Jr.