Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Sonoma County    California   
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Date Printed: 7/31/2014
Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L) Magnum 2005
Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L) Magnum 2005
(search item no. 100819)

PRICE ON 7/31/2014: $44.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Blend: 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Syrah, 4% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot

The fruit for the 2005 Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon comes primarily from mountain-grown fruit in Alexander Valley. Fog drifts over the tops of the coastal mountains and burns off quickly in the morning sunshine, resulting in a warm climate with almost full sun throughout the day – ideal conditions for their Cabernet Sauvignon mountain vineyards.

This is a powerful wine with great finesse. It boasts aromas of blackberry, dark chocolate and black tea complemented by elements of earth and licorice. Ripe black fruit, currants, toffee and caramel flavors give this wine a sweet mid-palate, excellent depth, showy tannins, and a pure, classic Cabernet finish.

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About Ferrari-Carano:

Family-owned and operated since 1985, Ferrari-Carano has been a leading producer of world-class, nationally acclaimed wines. From a small, 30-acre plot of grapes to the present 20 estate vineyards, Don and Rhonda Carano's success is based on their commitment to quality as well as the dedication of the vineyard and winemaking teams to make the finest wines, vintage after vintage. Ferrari-Carano owns vineyards in six appellations: Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Napa/Carneros, Anderson Valley and Mendocino Ridge.