Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Napa Valley    California   
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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
Pine Ridge Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Pine Ridge Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
(search item no. 96848)
The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $40.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A dense ruby hue hints at the intensity of this young, bright wine. Aromas of blueberry, red cherry and raspberry are accented by darker notes of coffee bean, spicy bramble and hints of caramel. The palate is equally inviting, opening with fresh, sweet dark berry and baked cherry fruit before the firm tannins take hold and carry the long finish through deeper tones of black tea, briar and toasty oak. Decant for 30 minutes to allow this youthful wine to open up to its best flavors.
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About Pine Ridge:

In 1978 , a remarkable vineyard took shape alongside a deep pine forest that climbs the western hillside of Napa Valley’s storied Stags Leap District. Today, nestled in a small valley along the Silverado Trail, the carefully maintained and terraced slopes of Pine Ridge Vineyards blend gracefully with the natural rise and fall of the land. Year after year, the wines of Pine Ridge carry a sense of this place and its history. Continuity, balance and meticulous craftsmanship are inherent in the wines and deeply embedded in the winery's heritage. Each vintage reflects the distinct characteristics of the appellation and a focused commitment to refinement that reaches across the years, from the founding of the winery to today.