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Date Printed: 8/20/2014
Conn Creek Anthology 2008
Conn Creek Anthology 2008
(search item no. 119135)
collectible wine
has fluid
has fluid 360

Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 8/20/2014: $49.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2004 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2000 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1997 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
1996 The Wine News rating: 92 points
1996 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1995 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
1994 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1993 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1992 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1991 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Berries, violets, allspice and freshly baked pastry unite in an offering reminiscent of berry pie. The aromatic potpourri prominently features bright cherry flavors and sandalwood-tinged cocoa spice. Handsomely sculptured tannins showcase the mouthwatering fruit compote in the long, lingering finish.

Blend: 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Malbec, 11% Merlot, 7% Petite Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc

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About Conn Creek Winery:

Conn Creek was founded in 1973 and immediately established itself as one of Napa Valley's premier Cabernet houses with the release of its 1974 Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. The winery name comes from its location, next to Conn Creek near the Rutherford Crossroad that connects the Silverado Trail with Highway 29. Conn Creek specializes in limited production Bordeaux varietal wines exclusively from Napa Valley’s best vineyards. Present production remains at fewer than 6500 case per year.