Mount Eden Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Old Vine Reserve 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Santa Cruz Mountains, California

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Item No. 30292
  • red wine
  • ST91

Winemaker's Notes

Deep bright ruby-red. Sappy aromas of black cherry, blackcurrant, licorice and spicy oak. Sweet, lush and layered; superripe in the style of a cabernet from the 1970s, but with the lush, even tannins of today's best California Cabs. Much fatter than the regular '97. Offers outstanding potential.

Learn About Mount Eden Vineyards Map ItMap It

Mount Eden Vineyards is a small historic wine estate located on a 2000-foot peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Founded in 1942 by Martin Ray, their estate vineyards have consistently produced world-class Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon for over a half-century. In addition to their estate wines, they purchase Chardonnay grapes from the mature MacGregor Vineyard in the Edna Valley Appellation outside of San Luis Obispo.

Learn About Santa Cruz Mountains

The Santa Cruz Mountain appellation encompasses the land between Half Moon Bay in the north and Mount Madonna (just near Monterey) in the south. Producing wine since the early 1800's, some of these wineries have been around for quite some time, mingling their vineyard lands with the sprawling redwood forests. Notable Facts Even though the climate can be challenging, and only 1500...

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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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