Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Napa Valley    California   
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Date Printed: 7/31/2014
Clif Family Winery Kit's Killer Cab 2008
Clif Family Winery Kit's Killer Cab 2008
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PRICE ON 7/31/2014: $32.95

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Enticing aromas, black cherry, and saddle leather greet the nose of this Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Dried cherries, vanilla, smoked meats and hints of licorice transition to a well structured mid-palate that takes flavor of cherry cola and spice through a long finish.

The 2008 kit's killer cab is a blend of (78%) Cabernet Sauvignon, (8%) Merlot, (8%) Malbec and (6%) Cabernet Franc.The fruit comes from an alluvial fan on Ritchie Creek in Calistoga, while the Cabernet Franc and Malbec both come from the famed Oakville appellation. The Merlot comes from a vineyard that resides alnong the Napa River.

The wine was aged in first and second fill French oak barrels for 18 months.

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About Clif Family Winery:

You may know us as the people behind Clif Bar & Company. We are the makers of Clif Bar, LUNA and other nutritious, organic products. We have always had a passion for the outdoors and great food and wine. After a long day of hiking or cycling, we enjoy nothing better than relaxing over a meal with family and friends enjoyed over a great bottle of wine. After moving to the Napa Valley in 1997, this passion continued and we began making our own wine in 2004. Now with winemakers Bruce Regalia and Sarah Gott, we are committed to making high quality, affordable wines sourced from sustainable or organic vineyards whenever possible. Enjoy!