Dynamite Vineyards Dynamite Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

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Winemaker's Notes

The 1998 season began with a cool late spring, which delayed flowering and set the stage for a harvest that was three to four weeks later than normal. Cool weather in early September added to our worries, but sunny skies in October were enough to fully ripen all but the very latest vineyards of Cabernet. Merlot and Cabernet Franc, which ripen a week to two weeks earlier than Cabernet Sauvignon, were especially successful in contributing ripe flavors to the blend.

This wine displays aromas of cedar, ripe currents, spice, and leather with a soft, silky finish and a lingering aftertaste. It is crafted to be enjoyable to drink as a young wine and will continue to improve in the bottle. Try it with bold flavored pastas or Sonoma duck or lamb.

Learn 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...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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