Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 83315
  • WE87
  • WS87
  • W&S87
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2006
  • WS87
  • 2005
  • WS87
  • WE87
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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.

Critical Acclaim

"Ripe, rich plum and black cherry aromas carry over nicely to the palate; a complex, concentrated style that holds together nicely, finishing with a persistent burst of ripe fruit flavors. Drink now through 2009. 10,000 cases made."
87 Points

"This is a tight young wine, a little closed in with tannins, but with ripe blackberry and cherry flavors, and a chocolaty finish. It’s probably giving all it has now, but is polished enough for a nice dinner. "
87 Points

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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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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