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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Clos du Bois Alexander Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Clos du Bois Alexander Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
(search item no. 119727)

PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2002 The Wine News rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ruby red in color, this Cabernet Sauvignon has developed aromas of mocha and chocolate leading into lush ripe plums, blackberry and cassis. In the mouth it's richly textured and full-bodied with deep concentration, black cherry flavors, bittersweet chocolate notes, fleshy tannins and well-integrated roasted oak.

This structured and balanced Cabernet Sauvignon is a perfect match for meaty dishes made of beef or lamb, anything off the grill or cooked on a plank.

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About Clos du Bois Winery:

When Clos du Bois was founded in 1974, Sonoma County was better known for its prunes, walnuts and dairy farms than for its wine grapes. With more soil types than France, Founder Frank Woods recognized the potential of Sonoma County as a world-class wine growing region, and it is here in Sonoma's Alexander Valley where Clos du Bois has been making outstanding wines for more than three decades. Woods' vision was to marry the best of California wines, which were rich, fruit forward and robust, with the best of French wines, which had an undeniable elegance. With a focus on sourcing the best quality grapes from Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley and the surrounding North Coast, the resulting collection of wines highlight the best of Sonoma County in a style that is both elegant and approachable - the signature of Clos du Bois.