Constant Diamond Mountain Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

$149.00
Item No. 23923
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • ST90
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Winemaker's Notes

This is a Cabernet-driven wine, Bordeaux–like in style with an expressive nose and a nice balance between acid and fruit.

Critical Acclaim

"Bright ruby-red. Cassis, violet, dark chocolate, cedary oak and sweet butter on the nose. Lush, ripe and rich in the style of the vintage, with mouthfilling chocolate flavor and lovely depth. Substantial, fine tannins coat the palate."
90 Points

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Fred and Mary Constant's Diamond Mountain Vineyard is one of the highest and oldest Napa vineyards, dating back to the 1890's. Originally developed by the University of California Davis, there were as many as fifty acres planted by the turn of the century. During Prohibition, most of the vineyards were replanted to fruit trees or overgrown with fur trees. In 1984, eighteen acres were replanted with scions selected from nearby Diamond Mountain Ranch. The Constants produced their first estate wine in 1995.

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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