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Date Printed: 10/25/2014
Hanna Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Hanna Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
(search item no. 114814)

PRICE ON 10/25/2014: $34.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1996 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet is brilliant purple-red with an aroma reminiscent of Baker's chocolate, rhubarb pie, boysenberry and pipe tobacco. Its texture is medium weight, polished agate and bright with only a slight tug of firmness. It has flavors of Santa Rosa Plum, fresh olive oil, graham cracker, cassis, vanilla extract and white pepper.
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About Hanna Winery:

Hanna Winery was founded in 1985 by Dr. Elias Hanna, a world-renowned cardiac surgeon, who was eager to find a place in the country to continue the farming heritage of his upbringing in Syria. In the 1970s he realized his dream with the purchase of 12 acres in the Russian River Valley. Dr. Hanna’s oldest daughter, Christine, now runs the operations of the winery. Hanna owns 600 acres of land in the Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley, Alexander Valley and the Mayacamas Mountains, 250 of which are planted.

Under Christine Hanna’s guidance, the winery has evolved into an estate philosophy that blends the viticultural diversity of fruit cultivated in its four vineyard estates in three unique appellations. With the help of winemaker Jeff Hinchliffe, they craft award-winning wines, such as its Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc and Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.