Wine Spectator | Rating: 87A fleshy wine, with smooth cherry, plum and blackberry fruit that's supple and engaging, turning elegant and graceful.Author: James Laube
Wine Advocate | Rating: 84The 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon is a pleasant, one-dimensional wine with a dark ruby/purple color, straightforward earthy, loamy soil and red as well as black currant notes, medium body and a short finish.Author: Robert Parker
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California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like , , , and in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. and continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 98 bottles owned
- 29 collectors