Concannon Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 26210
  • red wine

    Winemaker's Notes

    A dry, medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon. "Gravel grown" using the Concannon clone. Ripe bing cherry flavors dominate with briery blackberry and hints of almonds in the background. Smoothness comes from the low yielding fruit and Merlot added. More Bordeaux than Californian in style. Excellent with meat, game and tomato dishes.

    Alcohol: 13.5% by volume

    Learn About Concannon Map ItMap It

    A historic and once-famous Livermore winery, Concannon was bought and sold several times in the 1980's by large conglomerates that were purchasing each other. Each sale resulted in a loss of focus, and the brand suffered. In 1992 Eric Wente of Wente Vineyards saved it from the jaws of destruction by assembling a group of eight investors to buy the winery. However, Concannon...

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    Learn About Central Coast

    The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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