Wine Spectator | Rating: 90Lots of creamy mocha- and vanilla-laced oak nuances give this immediate appeal, offering a core of dried dark berry, underbrush, dried herb and crushed rock loaminess, with gritty tannins. Drink now through 2022. 432 cases made.Author: James Laube
Wine Advocate | Rating: 91Seaver's 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon GTS has all of the signatures of this site, but in a more medium-bodied style than is typically the case. Incense, savory herbs, crushed rocks and flowers add complexity as the 2011 opens up in the glass. The 2011 impresses for its balance and persistence. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2026.Author: Antonio Galloni
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
- 32 bottles owned
- 11 collectors