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Charles Krug Vintage Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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13.6% ABV
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  • WE90
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13.6% ABV

Winemaker Notes

The 1996 Vintage Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is a richly textured wine built on flavors of ripe plums, berry jam and dark chocolate. The palate is layered with supple tannins permeated with cedar, coffee and chocolate. The satin feel of the wine extends through the palate to a chewy finish echoing the nuance of ripe plum and spices.

Pair this wine with the most elegant fare – Beef Wellington, Roast Pork Loin, Steak Diane, as well as rich aged cheeses, or decadent desserts such as chocolate-dipped cherries or strawberries.

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Refinement and depth show from the start in aromas of chocolate, raisin, and creamy vanilla. The palate of intense cassis, black-cherry, and licorice flavors and the full mouthfeel display style and unrestrained power. Dark sweet-and-sour fruit, plenty of oak and full, dusty tannins play out on the long finish. Cellar Selection.
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Charles Krug

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Charles Krug, Napa Valley, California
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The Charles Krug Winery was established in 1861 as the first winery in the Napa Valley by Prussian-born visionary and revolutionary Charles Krug. Today the winery focuses on handcrafted Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varieties grown within with Napa Valley appellations and sub-appellations. The winery remains under the stewardship of the Peter Mondavi Sr Family, who purchased the historic winery in 1943. Peter Mondavi Sr remains at the helm of the winery, with day-to-day operations handled by his two sons Marc and Peter Jr.
GZT8292217_1996 Item# 10240