Lake Sonoma Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

Price: $22.99
Item No. 87088
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Winemaker's Notes

Flavors of Bing cherry and Santa Rosa plum integrate with a firm oak profile and black pepper spice.""

The grapes for this wine were crushed and fermented warm, pumping juice from the tank bottom over the cap of floating grape skins on a regular basis." The wine was pressed off the skins at dryness and allowed to settle in a stainless steel tank." The clear wine was then racked to 60 gallon French and American oak barrels to finish malolactic fermentation." The wine was barrel aged a total of 28 months.

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Established in 1977, Lake Sonoma Winery follows a best of the best philosophy to produce wines that showcase Sonoma County character at its finest. Lake Sonoma Winery focuses on the individual appellations in Northern Sonoma County where California"s top grape varieties achieve their ultimate expression of character. Zinfandel and Sauvignon Blanc come from Dry Creek Valley, where...

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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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(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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