Conn Creek Anthology 1997

Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 24431
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • WS93
  • W&S90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • WN92
  • WE91
  • 1995
  • WE92
  • 1994
  • WS90
  • 1993
  • WS93
  • 1992
  • WS90
  • 1991
  • WS93
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Winemaker's Notes

Nose: Classic Cabernet Sauvignon aromas of plum, cassis and black cherry are enhanced by the addition of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and time in French oak. The resulting collage yields sweet spice, anise, leather, dusty earth, and hints of Grandpa's cedar cigar box.

Palate: Rich and luscious, the ‘97 Anthology is replete with flavors of marinated cherry, blueberry, ripe plum, vanilla, and toasty oak, which linger in the silky finish. This is a medium-to-full bodied vintage that will shine particularly brightly alongside hearty meat dishes and strong cheeses.

Alcohol: 14.3%

Learn About Conn Creek Map ItMap It

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.

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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Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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