Monterey Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L) 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from North Coast, California

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Item No. 28669
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

The 1996 Cabernet Sauvignon is medium bodied with soft tannins. Focused around a black cherry and pepper core, the vintage also shows hints of mint and some vanilla. Intended for immediate enjoyment, the wine will benefit from modest bottle aging.

Ideal food pairings include lamb, beef, game and flavorful pasta dishes.

Alcohol: 13.0%

Learn About Monterey

Twenty-five miles inland from Monterey Bay, The Monterey Vineyard rests in the wide Salinas Valley surrounded by the Gavilan and Santa Lucia mountain ranges. The winery is situated on portions of land originally granted by the Mexican government to Theodora Gonzales in 1836. The winery was acquired by The Seagram Chateau & Estate Wines Company in 1983.

Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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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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