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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
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Wine & Spirits rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $16.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2003 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
1996 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Recognized for our signature fruit driven style of Cabernet Sauvignon Geyser Peak Winery consistently delivers crowd pleasing, lively wines. The fragrant fruit aromatics are suggestive of raspberry and plum while complexing notes of French roast coffee and bittersweet cocoa powder add another layer of interest. The palate is medium-bodied and delivers a riot of tangy red fruit framed by soft tannins.

Hints of both cola and roasted almond lend weight and dimension to the abundant fruit, making this wine a great partner to roasted meats and vegetables or back yard BBQ fare.

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About Geyser Peak:

One of California's oldest and most award-winning wineries, Geyser Peak was founded in 1880, a pioneer of the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County. Perched on a hillside across from Geyser Peak Mountain, this beautiful setting overlooks Geyserville, the Russian River and the northern end of Alexander Valley.

The winery consistently garners some of the most prestigious awards in winemaking, including Winery of the Year and Winemaker of the Year honors. Its outstanding team of winemakers and viticulturalists are noted for fruit-forward, food-friendly wines from prime vineyard sources in the Alexander Valley.