Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Columbia Valley    Washington   
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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Novelty Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Novelty Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
(search item no. 92977)
Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $22.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Winemaker Mike Januik crafts wines for balance and an expressive finish, as showcased here in this rich, satisfying Cabernet.

Dark cherry, currant and baking spice aromas and flavors coat the mid-palate, gaining intensity across a generous finish.

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About Novelty Hill:

Novelty Hill is a small, independent winery crafting limited quantities of elegant wines from Washington State's finest vineyards. Committed to delivering consistent, high quality wines through careful nurturing from vine to bottle, they are dedicated to using innovative clonal selection, sound viticultural practices and gentle, artisan winemaking to produce wines of uncompromising character.