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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
Lancaster Cabernet Sauvignon (375ML half-bottle) 2005
Lancaster Cabernet Sauvignon (375ML half-bottle) 2005
(search item no. 102873)
collectible wine

Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
The Wine News rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $38.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 97 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Lancaster Estate 2005 "Estate Bottled" Cabernet Sauvignon reveals lush ripeness, with deep black cherry and plum characters, accented by lavender and spice. Supportive tannins provide structure for the rich fruit, and layers of complexity carry over the long finish. Aged 22 months in French oak barrels, the wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered.
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About Lancaster Estate:

Lancaster Estate is a vineyard and winery in the classic Bordeaux tradition. Lancaster Estate’s Alexander Valley appellation luxury wines are limited–edition, 100 percent estate–grown Cabernet family varietals from our 53 acre hillside property. The winery focuses on one wine per year, a blend which is entirely vintage and estate–reflective.

Located at the southern tip of the Alexander Valley, Lancaster Estate rests in the foothills of the western Mayacamas Mountains at the confluence of the Chalk Hill and Knights Valley appellations. Within the rolling hills of this “golden triangle,” an ideal climate of warm days and cool nights combines with the region's myriad soil types to produce red wines of uncommon grace and style.