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Cabernet Sauvignon Reviews

Three Sub-$20 Napa Valley Cabernets for Summer Sipping

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With Summer nearly officially upon us we’ve been searching for some solid and reasonably priced local Cabernet Sauvignon. The following wines have been in our rotation for the past few weeks… 2009 Educated Guess Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Jammy, dark reds on the nose with hints of cinnamon. Somewhat firm tannins early, but overall very [...]

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RouteStock Cellars 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon “Route 29″ Napa Valley

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The grilling season is here and that means it’s time to break out the Zinfandels and Cabernet Sauvignons. We did just that this weekend, cracking open a new to us Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon from RouteStock Cellars. About RouteStock Cellars RouteStock Cellars crafts wines from the signature varietals grown along the wine routes one travels [...]

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Aquinas 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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It’s always fun when you stumble across a local wine you’ve not yet given a try. Such was the case for us a couple weeks back when we picked up a bottle of the Aquinas 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley to go along with our barbeque. About Aquinas Aquinas (pronounced ah-kwine-es) is a label under [...]

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Franciscan 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Sometimes in life it’s the things closest to you that are the easiest to overlook. So it was for us with several of the recent vintages from Franciscan Estate in St. Helena. The winery’s Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon was recently recognized as the most popular Cabernet in American restaurants according to Wine & Spirits Magazine’s [...]

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Under $20 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Yesterday’s San Francisco Chronicle had a solid round-up of Cabernet Sauvignon recommendations for under $20. Among those mentioned are two made from Napa Valley fruit. The 2007 Avalon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon from Purple Wine Co. is one. Here’s what the Chronicle had to say about this $15 per 750ml wine: [Purple Wine Co.]…keeps defying [...]

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2006 Oberon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

This past weekend we picked up a bottle of the 2006 Oberon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon to go along with dinner. Having not tried an Oberon as yet, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. About Oberon Oberon Wines are produced by Rob Mondavi, Jr. and include Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. [...]

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