Trumpeter Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina, South America

Price: $10.99
Item No. 108048
  • WE89
  • WS87
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Juicy berry fruit aromas lead into concentrated flavors of raspberries and blackberries. Well-balanced with firm tannins. Hints of vanilla, cocoa and sweet oak appear on the finish.

Critical Acclaim

"Sweet, rich and clean, with molasses, fig and pure berry fruit aromas. Rich and saturated, but balanced, with blackberry, brown sugar and chocolaty flavors. Finishes fairly long, with spice and some complexity. A surprisingly good bargain Cab.
Best Buy"
89 Points

"Broad and muscular, with a core of prune, coffee, plum and fig character that gives way to the loam-tinged finish. Drink now through 2012."
87 Points

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Rating:
(12/9/2011)
Style: Earthy & Spicy
Best wine value ever. Served at a large party and everyone thought it was wonderful. Bought it on sale for $7.99 so it was even better!
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Rating:
(9/25/2012)
Style: Earthy & Spicy
The 09 vintage is very nice. Very smooth with berry and black fruit with an adorable nose.
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Rating:
(2/16/2012)
A really nice Cab for the price. I wouild by more. I got this on the sale price at wineshopper.com for a really great deal.
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