Frog's Leap Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 128523
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.3%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • WE92
  • 1984
  • WS94
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Winemaker's Notes

It is cliche perhaps that the very best wineries show their colors in a difficult vintage. Frog's Leap is very proud to offer its 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon as Exhibit 1 in that discussion. Classically proportioned, deeply fragrant, beautifully balanced, this wine is only just now beginning to show its promise. Aromatics of black currant and cigar box are followed by rich flavors of plum and green tea. The perfect partner to complement your Cote de Boeuf, in the short term, but will delightfully accompany your Stilton for many years to come.

77% Cabernet sauvignon, 14% Cabernet Franc, 9% Merlot

Learn About Frog's Leap Map ItMap It

Frog's Leap is an iconic California winery dedicated to organic farming, sustainable living and quality wines. Situated in the Rutherford appellation of Napa Valley, Frog"s Leap produces wine under the leadership of John Williams, a former dairy farmer from New York who created the winery in 1981. John Williams grew up in Western New York and originally attended Cornell...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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