Fife Spring Mountain Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Russian River, California

$49.99
Item No. 12764
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS91

Winemaker's Notes

Intense, wild aromas of ripe mountain blackberry, cedar, bay and minty herbs, mingle with a wisp of smoky oak; scents you might encounter as you hiked in the woods atop Spring Mountain. On the palate it is rich, generous and at this stage, so dark and dense it is a bit imposing. Yet, it is also very supple, the tannins so fine-grained that one might be tempted to drink it before its peak. This wine achieves a fine balance between grace and power.

Learn About Russian River

The Russian River Valley is named as such due to its proximity to the Russian River, the river itself named for the Russian fur traders who came down from Alaska in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Russian River is agricultural land. While there is a focus on wine, beyond the vineyards are many small, family-owned farms cultivating everything from cattle to...

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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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