Clos du Val Georges III Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 9335
  • WE94
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Winemaker's Notes

A deep, dark ruby color and a ripe, concentrated, fleshy nose surrounded by dark fruits and a touch of earthiness characterize the 1997 Vineyard Georges III. Soft on entry, the voluptuous volume of this wine leads toward a creamy midpalate mouthfeel. The sturdy tannins of this wine give it a solid structure and excellent aging potential. A lingering, ripe fruit finish integrated with toasty wood make for a pleasing end to an enjoyable drinking experience.

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Clos Du Val, French for small vineyard estate of a small valley, was founded in 1972 in the now legendary Stags Leap District by Franco-American entrepreneur John Goelet. After a worldwide search to purchase vineyard properties from which to craft world-class wines, 150 acres in Stags Leap and 180 acres in Carneros were chosen, solidifying Clos Du Val's iconic stature and...

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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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