Kunde Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

Price: $22.99
Item No. 27889
  • WE87
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Winemaker's Notes

"In 1998, a cool spring delayed ripening and pushed our harvest into November. Consequently we achieved maturity at lower sugar levels with a wider array of spice and herb characteristics. The blending of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot adds to the complex profile of ripe red fruits with olive and pepper accents. The focused fruit combines handsomely with the vanilla and roasted nut flavors derived from extended aging in new French and American oak cooperage." -David Noyes, Winemaker

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Since the early 1900s, five generations of the Kunde family have preserved the family tradition of farming their fertile, highly praised vineyards located in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. Their picturesque 2000-acre estate has been planted with 800 acres of wine grapes, the vast majority of which are now used to create the Kunde's entire line of hand crafted, ultra-premium wines. Their 100% estate grown varietals include Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Viognier.

Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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