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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
(search item no. 85240)
Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $21.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
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
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 87 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 bright cherry, vanilla and spice lead to sweet cherry fruit and cocoa flavors. This classic Napa cab is elegant and smooth, yet complex with dense fruit and a lingering cherry finish.
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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.