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2009 Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Southern Hills Livermore Valley

Wente Vineyards

Winery brand: Wente Vineyards

Wine Details

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Red Wine, Vintage 2009

Appellation/Region

Livermore Valley - California, United States

Winemaker

Karl D. Wente

VinTank Wine ID

840-0257-007182-01-2003-0-0001 (permalink, short)

Composition

Cabernet Sauvignon

Treatments

Unspecified

Readings

Alcohol: 13.5%

Organic/Biodynamic/Sustainability

Unspecified

SKUs/Formats

Bottle 750mL (750mL)
12 Units Per Case
VinTank Product ID: 840-0257-007182-01-2003-0-0001-03-6
GTIN/UPC/EAN: 00089636406004
+Unit/Case Dimension Details Suggested Retail Price: US $14.99

Accolades
Wine Enthusiast - 87 Points

Wine Notes

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Description

This Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits flavors of cherry, dark plum and a hint of coffee. Rich, yet approachable tannins provide a long, smooth finish.

Vineyard Notes

In the 19th century, California wine pioneer Charles Wetmore imported Cabernet Sauvignon cuttings from Bordeaux to plant in his Livermore Valley vineyards. The descendants of these vines were selected by University of California at Davis to become a part of their Foundation nursery and are known as clones 7 and 8. Today, the Wente family farms approximately 400 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards using these two clones with appropriately selected root stocks. With their undulating terrain, meandering Arroyos, well-drained rocky soils, and unique mesoclimates, the Southern Hills vineyards are located in the most desirable settings with exposures ideal for growing ... more

Tasting Notes

This Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits flavors of cherry, dark plum and a hint of coffee. Rich, yet approachable tannins provide a long, smooth finish.

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