Simi Landslide Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

Price: $32.99
Item No. 85765
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Winemaker's Notes

Simi's Landslide Vineyard resides in the Alexander Valley and possesses the greatest soil diversity of any wine-growing region in California." It has a long history of dramatic geologic activity from an ancient landslide that changed the course of the Russian River to earthquake upheavals that redistributed whole sections of land." The resulting grapes have a tremendous range of defining characteristics.
This powerful wine has intense wild berries and spice on the nose; wild berries, ripe plums and sweet oak with approachable, forward tannins on the palate with a rich and long finish.

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In 1876, brothers Giuseppe and Pietro Simi began making wine in San Francisco from Sonoma County grapes and eventually planted vineyards near Healdsburg. Simi's historic stone cellars were built in 1890 and are still used to age the wines. Today, Simi is recognized as a leader in innovation and experimentation with a history of over 125 years of cutting-edge winemaking. Their...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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