Charles Krug Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

$24.99
Item No. 94477
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

Nestled between the Vaca and Mayacamas Mountain ranges, the Yountville appellation provides complexity and finesse to our Peter Mondavi Family Cabernet Sauvignon.

Blend: 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot, 6% Syrah, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% Merlot, 1% Carignan

Aromas of cassis, black cherry and roasted coffee open to flavors of dark cherries, cocoa and black licorice. Robust and full bodied, this wine has chewy tannins and a long, intense finish.

Learn About Charles Krug Map ItMap It

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.

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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