Cabernet Sauvignon

    The Trouble with Wine “Super” Stores

    You are a sophisticated wine consumer. You are looking for wine from a particular region. If it’s Old World, then that’s pretty easy. Need a French Pinot Noir? Head to any wine shop’s Burgundy section. Cabernet or Merlot? There’s the Bordeaux section over there. Sparkling? Look for the bottles with a shiny foil-covered round cork — those you can spot from over the tops of the aisles.

    23 readers - By Another Wine Blog

    Another Favorite Winery in McLaren Vale, Australia

    When we were in Australia in May, we received many recommendations to stop by Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards, the oldest McLaren Vale winery still in founding family hands. We are so glad we followed that advice. The Shiraz is spectacular, and the vineyards are steeped in history. Kay Brothers was established on February 2, 1891, and a diary has been kept every day since.

    20 readers - By Write for Wine

      2013 Arrogant Frog Red Wines

      The Good Wine Guru - - 18 readers - So since this post is waaaaaay overdue, I’m just going to go ahead and jump in and share my thoughts on the wines. If you want to read my thoughts about the tasting in general, and find a link to a video about it, check out my post about the Arrogant Frog White Wines. Ok, here we go.

    The latest about Cabernet Sauvignon

      Cabernet Day 2014 – Episode #309

      …. As a result, the audio and video is typical live streaming quality. It’s not that he didn’t have people trying to join, he just didn’t get any notifications nor understood how to get others on the Hangout. On to the wine! Mark reviews 3 wines based on the Cabernet Franc or Cabernet Sauvignon. First up is the 2009 Chateau Petit du Thouars Cabernet…

      4 readers - By Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine

      Napa wineries take stock, assess damage after 6.0 Quake

      … 2013 vintage telling us it was going to be one of the best of their Cabernet Sauvignon produced thus far. He said that Napa’s 2013′s growing season had been ideal for developing the complexity of flavors, while still preserving the essential acidity that makes them age-worthy. Last Tuesday evening Craig posted this picture of toppled barrels…

      9 readers - By Another Wine Blog

      Loredan Gasparini Capo di Stato Colli Trevigiani Rosso IGT 2007

      … deserve attention in North America, however. The soils at Loredan Gasparini as calcerous cobblestones, porphyry, granite and clay. This is classic wine in every sense. Red dark berry fruits, pine and forest floor – this is how Bordeaux varieties should taste. In this case the blend is of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec…

      2 readers - By Just Grapes

      Wine Reviews: California Cabernet

      …: 2009 Anakota Cabernet Sauvignon Helena Montana Vineyard - California, Sonoma County, Knights Valley SRP: $75 A deep bold purple color. Smells of plum cake, currants, all lush and deep with cedar, graphite, sweet vanilla, mocha, so complex and evolving. Rich but structured on the palate, with sweet and chewy tannins, medium acid, a velvety feel…

      6 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Friday Favorites – anniversaries, box wine, and upcoming adventures

      … hearts, not only because we lived there for several years, but we also got married there, just outside of wine country. 2005 Etude Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, CA 14.4% abv | $ unknown (purchased several years ago) Though it had a little age to it, the wine still had some rich expressive dark berry, currant, and rich cherry fruit, with lots…

      6 readers - By Vindulge

      A Brilliant Idea

      … Vineyard Zinfandel. At Café Lucia, there was stuffed pork tenderloin with 2010 Collier Falls Hillside Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Our last stop was Taverna Sofia, where we had Sofia’s signature baklava and bougatsa paired with Peterson’s 2011 Muscat Blanc, Lipton-Daniel Vineyard. It was a wonderful evening of great food and wine and more than…

      1 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      Meet Mercer Wine Estates

      …. Founded in 2005, Mercer has been “quietly growing” and produces wines from across three tiers ranging from $10 to $42 – from Riesling to Cabernet Sauvignon. OK Mercer, I need you now… Pinot Gris, 2013 from their Mercer Estates line is up first. Aromatics of juicy honeydew melon, ripe peach, and a hint of orange blossom escaped from my glass. The flavors…

      5 readers - By The Chicago Wino

      Happy Cabernet Day

      …Today is the 5th Annual International Cabernet Day, a day to celebrate and enjoy any Cabernet based wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet blends and more. What is your favorite cab? Here are a few favorite Cabs: Silver Oak 2010 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver Oak is world famous in their Cabernet Sauvignon. I…

      7 readers - By WineProGuy Wine Blog

      Celebrating #CabernetDay on Red Mountain with Fidelitas and Col Solare

      …Today is the 5th Annual #CabernetDay. This is the day wine aficionados around the world buy, drink and tweet about that most famous of red wines, Cabernet Sauvignon. Today I visited two wineries on Red Mountain, Fidelitas and Col Solare. Last night I was tweeting after #winechat and saw tweets from @FidelitasWines about a special Cabernet…

      1 readers - By Wild 4 Washington Wine

      Celebrating Cabernet Day

      …Today marks the 5th Annual Cabernet Day! A day of celebrating the beautiful Cabernert Sauvignon Grape. I can't think of a better way to celebrate than telling the world about my two favorite Cabernet bottles produced by wineries who are also clients of TexaCali Wine Co. and friends! Denier Handal Vineyards Their 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon from…

      By TexaCali Wine Trail

      2006 Château Calon Ségur Love the heart on this label. Black...

      …2006 Château Calon Ségur Love the heart on this label. Black currants, raspberries, and black cherries. Cinnamon and nutmeg. Thyme. Vanilla. Molasses. Beautifully integrated. Rich. Can age more. 4/5 bones $$$$ Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc 13% abv Bordeaux (Saint-Estèphe), FRANCE…

      2 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      2008 Aloft Cabernet Sauvignon

      … Cabernet Sauvignon. Reading the back of the bottle I was intrigued to learn that it was a Howell Mountain collaboration of Peter Mondavi, his wife and two sons. The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon is the inaugural release for Aloft; and it was great! Sight Deep color depth and a garnet hue. Smell The Cabernet Sauvignon was moderately aromatic and development…

      By Bills Wine Wandering

      Sharing the Pleasure – Two Cabernets for the #CabernetDay

      …Yes, it is a #CabernetDay, and a post about Cabernet wines should be rather appropriate – but somehow, I was on the fence about it, until the AME opened up a little bit… When the wine give you lots of pleasure, why not talk about it? Well, this is how I felt anyway. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc make some of the very best wines…

      3 readers - By Talk-A-Vino

      Wine of the Week; 2005 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection

      …Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. For this week, since today is #CabernetDay my Wine Of The Week is the 2005 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection. The Winery Caymus Vineyards is a part of the Wagner Family of Wine along…

      8 readers - By ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      Celebrate Cabernet Sauvignon Day with the Paso Robles CAB Collective

      …High atop a mountain with the orange and pink glow of a stunning sunset in the distance, I had the wind in my hair and a glass of smooth Cabernet Sauvignon from California’s Paso Robles AVA in my hand. I was sampling a variety of delicious wine at beautiful DAOU Vineyards with one hundred wine bloggers and winemakers, growers, and representatives…

      8 readers - By Grape Experiences
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