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Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (2009)

A Barterra exclusive! This Alexander Valley cabernet has already won four medals and will continue to gain in complexity. One taste and you'll know why Cabernet Sauvignon is among the most popular California red wines.

Awards:

  • Double Gold medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition - the largest, most influential international wine competition in America.
  • Double Gold medal, Finger Lakes International Wine Competition.
  • Silver medal, Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition
  • Gold medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Wine History: 2009 was a stellar year for cabs, and this wine made exclusively for Barterra Winery is a king among kings. The grapes were grown in Delmar's vineyard high above the Alexander Valley, at Napa's northern end, where climate and soil are superb for Cabernet Sauvignon vines. This wine was aged in new French oak and second-year American oak. Production was limited to 250 cases.

Tasting Notes: A luscious, full-bodied and slightly earthy cab, with hints of fruit, oak and chocolate and a long, smooth, finish. This well-balanced wine looks, smells, and tastes superb and is bound to impress. With your first taste, you'll know why Alexander Valley Cabs are world-renowned. Pairs well with filet mignon, any beef dish, eggplant parmesan, and mushroom dishes. Also delicious with chocolate truffles.

Price:
$125.00; $107 Wine Club Members

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