Clos Pegase Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $36.49
Item No. 10974
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Winemaker's Notes

1997 was that rare vintage where abundant and brilliant both aptly describe the resulting wines. An early, but lengthy growing season allowed our vines to fully ripen their opulent crop. Our latest Estate Grown Napa Valley Cabernet is forward and flush with notes of black currant, licorice and strawberry fruit paired to an elegant bouquet of rose petals and violets.

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Completed in 1987, Clos Pegase was designed to be a temple to wine on a 47 acre Calistoga vineyard. The winery has a total of 450 acres, mostly located in Carneros. The Clos Pegase label features Pegasus, painted circa 1890 by the French artist Redon. This painting is winery owner Jan Shrem's favorite work of art from his extensive private collection.

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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