O'Shaughnessy Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

$89.00
Item No. 99044
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP95
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • RP98
  • ST93

Winemaker's Notes

The 2005 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep saturated crimson color with a vivid purple hue. Brown sugar, blueberry fruit, cigar box, peppery smoked meats and herb are backed by a distinct mineral quality. Lively and concentrated flavors of boysenberry, bitter sweet chocolate and a floral note are complimented by rich, sweet texture and fine grain tannins. This is an intense mountain wine meant for aging but very approachable upon release.

Learn About O'Shaughnessy

Our winemaking philosophy at O'Shaughnessy Estate winery is to produce wines that express the unique character of our estate vineyards and their appellation. The winemaking style is contemporary, utilizing cutting edge fermentation equipment paired with natural, hands-on winemaking. Our emphasis is on balance; the concentrated nature of the grapes from our estate vineyards needs to be in balance with the flavors and aromas in order to produce the most harmonious wine.

Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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