Harrison Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $111.79 $90.99
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Item No. 34440
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WE94
  • WS93

Winemaker's Notes

The 1996 Cabernet Reserve was made using traditional Bordeaux techniques: cold soaking prior to wild yeast fermentation, extremely gentle crushing, extended maceration prior to pressing, barrel to barrel racking, and no fining or filtering.

The nose offers jammy black fruit, spicy anise, and leather notes which open up to reveal layers of dark chocolate, plum, cassis, and violet. A big, big wine richly textured, well balanced with a very long and lingering finish. The extra 11 months in new French oak refines the sweet oak aromas and spice-berry flavors.

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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