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Date Printed: 9/25/2016
Groth Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Groth Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
(search item no. 108913)
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Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
Tasting Panel rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 9/25/2016: $49.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2012 Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 93 points
2012 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2012 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2011 Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 90 points
2010 Decanter rating: 91 points
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1997 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The Cabernet Sauvignon fruit is grown on our Estate controlled vineyards, in the Oakville AVA, in the heart of the Napa Valley. The Oakville District is renowned for its Cabernet Sauvignon and produces wines that are full, lush and very elegant.

Winemaker tasting notes: The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon is big and lush with huge gobs of fruit in the aroma and flavor. The texture of the wine is soft and supple, typical of Cabernet Sauvignons grown in our area of the Oakville AVA.

Menu suggestions: "A slab and a Cab", Dennis Groth recommends you drink his Cabernet Sauvignon with steak.

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About Groth Vineyards & Winery:

Groth Vineyards & Winery is a family owned winery producing Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon since 1982. They sustainably farm 121 acres of vineyards creating a better wine for today, and for future generations.

Michael Weis, winemaker at Groth Vineyards & Winery since 1994, brings more than three decades of experience with Oakville grapes and wines to the job of nurturing the best possible expression of the vineyards.