Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Sonoma County    California   
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Date Printed: 10/21/2014
Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
(search item no. 104467)
The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 10/21/2014: $27.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The fruit for our 2007 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 our cabernet sauvignon mountain vineyards. With aromas of blackberry jam, baking spices, pure maple syrup and black tea, this wine delights with rich delicious flavors of caramel, espresso and dark chocolate. A juicy and full mid-palate, rich, mouth-coating tannins and excellent depth characterize this lovely Cabernet Sauvignon.

Our 2007 Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon pairs well with roasted, broiled or barbecued heavy game and red meats such as lamb, beef, pork and veal. Medium and strong-flavored cheeses, such as blue cheese or sharp cheddar, also pair nicely with Cabernet Sauvignon.

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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.