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Date Printed: 7/23/2014
Dynamite Vineyards Moon Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
Dynamite Vineyards Moon Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
(search item no. 45075)

PRICE ON 7/23/2014: $59.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The 1998 vintage was the latest of the last two decades, with the last of the Cabernet Sauvignon ripening in the first week of November. The cool, wet spring weather led to a late bloom and a light berry set that stretched out over a three-week period. With most of the ripening occurring in October, we were fortunate to avoid any major storms and were able to enjoy some unseasonably warm weather early in the month. From the 15 lots of wine produced from our low yielding Moon Mountain blocks, 25% were selected for this reserve blend.

I recommend savory spice rubbed rack of lamb, served with a red wine butter sauce or try venison with a raspberry demi glaze. -Jeff Baker, Winemaker

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About Dynamite Vineyards:

With its name inspired by the method that workers used to create the original vineyard site on the rocky slopes of the Sonoma Valley, Dynamite Vineyards captured the public’s imagination when its 1991 vintage was released. More importantly, with their full-flavored character, approachable style and unbeatable value, Dynamite Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot were soon winning awards and fans.

As consumer demand grew for these impressive wines, Dynamite Vineyards gradually expanded its vineyard sources to include grapes grown throughout the North Coast (Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake Counties), primarily in mountain vineyards. In order to support its continued growth, Dynamite will soon move to a new facility close to vineyards in Lake County’s highly regarded Red Hills growing area. The colorful Dynamite Vineyards labels change each vintage while the wine maintains consistent quality and superb value.