Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Napa Valley    California   
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Date Printed: 8/20/2014
Snowden The Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Snowden The Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
(search item no. 102449)
collectible wine
older vintages

The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 8/20/2014: $89.00

Winemaker's Notes:

Once our 2007 Reserve was assembled, the remaining parcels made up 'The Ranch'. In 2007, this left stellar blending components. The resulting wine is sumptuous, full-bodied and velvety. This wine is made to be opened early and often.
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About Snowden:

For three generations our family has been farming red wine grapes on our ranch located on the eastern slope of the Napa Valley overlooking the towns of Rutherford and St. Helena. Our property is in the heartland of vineyards of distinction and character; it touches both the Rutherford and St. Helena appellations, and the Howell Mountain appellation is a few hundred yards away. The vineyards are planted well above the valley floor, protecting them from temperature extremes, on well-drained perlite soils. The wines from this exceptional site are layered, powerful and harmonious. For fifty years we, the Snowdens, have been stewards of this vineyard. We invite you to discover our remarkable, world-class wines.