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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
(search item no. 8626)

PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $17.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense blackberry and black cherry fruit is accented by subtle vanilla, spice and cedar notes. Medium body and supple texture make this wine an ideal match for grilled meats, hearty pastas and full-flavored cheeses. - Randy Ullom, Winemaster
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About Kendall-Jackson:

Back in 1974, Jess Jackson saw in the fine vineyards of California's cool coastal regions fruit with a variety of outstanding flavors. What if there was a way to produce from this abundance, a single outstanding "cuvée" that offered both quality and value? The result, first released in 1983, was Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay, a rich, round and flavorful wine, made with hand-crafted methods. That same year, Grand Reserve was introduced, a line of ultra-premium wines that represented the full potential of California's finest vineyards and winemaking. Today, over 5,000 acres of vineyard in California's coastal regions are farmed by Kendall-Jackson. Four separate wineries house what is possibly the single largest barrel-fermentation project in the world. But perhaps most important, is that Kendall-Jackson remains a family-owned winery.