Grgich Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

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The 2010 vintage is available for: $49.99
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Item No. 49720
  • ST92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1995
  • WS91
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Winemaker's Notes

A touch more elegant and refined than our extremely successful 1997 which won nine gold medals, this Cabernet has a seductive aroma that almost visibly wafts out of the glass to meet you like a genie out of its bottle. A blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot, the flavors are a complex fusion of herbs, cherries and red currants. As young as this wine is now, one of the first things you may notice is the mouth-coating tannins which will soften as the wine continues to develop. In the meantime, if you happen to be granted three wishes when you pull the cork, just ask for the right time, place and company to enjoy this superb bottle of wine.

Learn About Grgich Hills Map ItMap It

Mike Grgich first gained international recognition at the celebrated Paris Tasting of 1976 in which a panel of eminent French judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped an array of the fabled white Burgundies of France and a small sampling of upstart Chardonnays from the Napa Valley. When the results where in, the French judges were shocked: they had chosen Mike"s 1973 Montelena...

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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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