Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Napa Valley    California   
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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
Terlato Family Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Terlato Family Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
(search item no. 110177)
Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $49.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The color is an intense ruby. On the nose is dark chocolate and bright red fruit aromas, with hints of tobacco. The mid palate has a rich texture, very well balanced. Notes of dark cherry and liquorish flavors on the mouth, with velvety tannins and a lingering finish.
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About Terlato Family Vineyards:

When Anthony Terlato and his sons Bill and John became winery owners and vintners in 1996, they started with one goal in mind: excellence. The concept was to produce wines that were consistent in quality and as important as those the Terlato family imported and marketed during the last half century. The bar was already set high, because they are associated with the best. The Terlatos invested in vineyards, and state-of-the-art equipment at each of their four wineries in California. Through friendships cultivated over the past fifty years with numerous vineyard and winery owners, they were able to assemble a top notch management team and an elite wine-producing group. This investment resulted in quantum leaps of quality at each of their properties. Now, with the pieces in place, they challenged the winemakers to produce best in class wines for each of the most important grape varieties in the most important appellations in California. This is the vision brought to their namesake label, Terlato Family Vineyards.