Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Central Coast    California   
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Date Printed: 10/1/2014
Justin Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
Justin Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
(search item no. 47203)
Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 10/1/2014: $23.39

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The wine has a medium intensity garnet hue. Notes of earth, vanilla and slightly toasted oak complement strawberry, raspberry and blackcurrant aromas. The wine has a soft entry and medium body with balanced acidity and tannins. Along with strawberry, earth, toasted oak and vanilla flavors already present on the nose, the wine has a cherry nuance and finish.

The wine can be drunk now but will further evolve over the next 3 to 5 years. A bottle cellared over 5 years should always be decanted. Enjoy!

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About Justin:

Justin and Deborah Baldwin acquired their land in 1981 and planted 72 acres in vineyards that same year. Initially they were wine growers, selling to other wineries. Then, in 1987, they harvested their first grapes bottled under the Justin label. Justin Winery concentrates on two Bordeaux styled red wines: Isoscleles, which is a 100% estate blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc and Justification, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Varietals are planted to specific soil types on their hillside vineyards 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, on the Central Coast.