1997 Chateau Souverain Cabernet Sauvignon Winemaker's Reserve
The grapes for Chateau Souverain's Winemaker's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon are grown on the hillsides and benchlands of Alexander Valley. These vineyards are noted for their gravelly, low-energy soil, which produces rich, concentrated flavors and colors. We chose Stuhlmuller, Chambers & Hansen and our own estate vineyards as the sources for this vintage. The terraced hillside of Stuhlmuller Vineyard (50%) historically is the backbone of our reserve blends due to its great fruit concentration. Cham...
Wine AdvocateRating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 120 on Dec-98
Wine EnthusiastRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 94 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: unpredictable<br/>
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rbought in NYC with Char 1-12-02