Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Sonoma County    California   
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Date Printed: 11/26/2014
Valley of the Moon Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Valley of the Moon Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
(search item no. 101127)

PRICE ON 11/26/2014: $12.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Complex aromas of black, red berry and anise are enhanced with a light touch of vanilla and cedar. The rich fruit flavors on the palate are livened with black pepper, cocoa and baking spice notes. These elegant and concentrated flavors are supported by firm tannins and a balanced finish.
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About Valley of the Moon Winery:

Valley of the Moon Winery encompasses both the rich history and the innovative spirit of California wine.

Situated in the Sonoma Valley on land first planted to grapes in 1863, Valley of the Moon Winery is housed in a beautifully restored stone and redwood winery built in 1887. Blessed with rich volcanic soils and a distinctive “banana belt” microclimate, the estate vineyard has been a revered source of grapes for well over a century. A block of “old vine” Zinfandel planted in the 1940s is complemented by more recent plantings of Barbera, Sangiovese and Petite Sirah; all farmed sustainably with natural soil amendments and natural pest controls.

Yet Valley of the Moon Winery is a thoroughly modern - even cutting-edge - producer. The state-of-the-art production facility features a full complement of temperature-controlled stainless steel fermenters, and small French and American oak barrels; ideal for Valley of the Moon’s artisan winemaking. In addition to making superb Sonoma County Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Pinot Noir, Valley of the Moon Winery is a leader among California wineries in the production of several exciting up-and-coming wines: Syrah, Sangiovese, Pinot Blanc, Rosato di Sangiovese and Cuvée de la Luna, a proprietary Bordeaux-inspired blend. Sometimes hard to find, Valley of the Moon wines are definitely worth the search.