1997 Chateau Souverain Cabernet Sauvignon Winemaker's Reserve
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12 Ratings
1997 Chateau Souverain Cabernet Sauvignon Winemaker's Reserve

Winemaker's Notes

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...

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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...

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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 120 on Dec-98
  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast