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Date Printed: 9/23/2014
Storybook Mountain Seps Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Storybook Mountain Seps Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
(search item no. 112446)
Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 9/23/2014: $39.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The same structure, finesse, and purity of fruit that have long characterized Storybook Mountain Zinfandels are evident in Seps Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. These qualities reflect the estate vineyard's relatively cool climate, its clay-loam soils, and its easterly and northerly exposures. The style of the wines also reflects Jerry Seps' preference for wines of moderate alcohol, intense, focused fruit and exemplary balance.
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About Storybook Mountain Vineyards:

Storybook Mountain is a winery totally dedicated to Zinfandel and has established a worldwide reputation for consistently high quality. The Zinfandel tradition began at Storybook Mountain in the early 1880s when its red clay-loam hillsides in the Mayacamas Range were first planted to this varietal. Here, the perfect match of estate and grape allows Zinfandel to show its true potential. Storybook Mountain's sought-after estate wines are carefully hand-crafted from choice grapes grown without the use of insecticides or herbicides. They are aged at least 12 months in the best French and American oak barrels, inside century-old caves dug deep into the mineral-rich volcanic rock underlying the hand-tended vineyard. Proprietor Jerry Seps' Zinfandels are famed for elegance and longevity. Raspberries, black cherries and spice are the keynote of these complex, well balanced wines.