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Date Printed: 12/22/2014
Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2001
Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2001
(search item no. 83315)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 12/22/2014: $23.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 90 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Aromas of blackberry and crème de cassis lead to flavors of sweet spice and ripe cherries. Smooth and enticing, this wine shows good depth and fruit density. It is elegant enough for near term enjoyment, yet has the structure to reward additional aging.
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About Conn Creek Winery:

Conn Creek is a boutique winery on the Silverado Trail in the Rutherford district. For 40 years, the winery has focused on Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux-styled wines. In search of the best Cabernet Sauvignon, we've discovered many exceptional single-vineyard sites throughout Napa Valley.

Today, Conn Creek sources fruit from prized vineyards in nearly all of Napa Valley's 15 renowned sub-appellations to provide winemaker Mike McGrath with an unparalleled palette from which to blend each wine. It's an approach that captures the "Best of Napa Valley."