2005 Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County
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Blend: 98% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Merlot, 1% Syrah Louis Martini 2005 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is fruit-driven exhibiting complex layers of dried cherries, tobacco, leather and earth tones balanced with expressions of toasty oak reminiscent of vanilla spice box. This is a magnificent wine with an opulent nose of dark berries, ripe plum and black fruits, with earthy undertones of sage, underbrush and spices. The wine will evolve into a long and lingering finish of plush, velvety tann...
90"The growing season saw these grapes harvested at optimum ripeness during September and into October with an average of 24.5 brix. Picking took place in the early morning to keep the fruit as cool as possible. Upon arrival at the winery the grapes for this wine were de-stemmed, but not crushed, leaving over 90% whole berries. The Cabernet Sauvignon juice was fermented with temperatures controlled between 76F-85F receiving extended skin contact up to 21 days for maximum extraction. 85% of the wine...
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varouj1313Pure frac, a very unique and rare 100% <br/>Usually used as a blend for Cabernet<br/>Sauvingnon<br/>
Fellow Drync'rbought at store on Barbour Meade
Fellow Drync'r4+ -- star -- Lalime's 12/28/08
Fellow Drync'rSo amazing. Best cab I bought
Fellow Drync'rJoe's in Vegas.