1997 Frogs Leap Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon
58 Ratings
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58 Ratings
1997 Frogs Leap Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) This Cabernet Sauvignon has all the hallmarks of the legendary Cabernets of Rutherford: the deep, cassis-currant aromas, the classic notes of 'Rutherford Dust,' and the earthen flavors of cedar and black olive. The mouthfeel is plush across the palate with velvety tannins, yet balanced by bright acidy and firm structure that hints at promising years to come.

Winemaker's Notes

I have just re-read the great book by John McPhee, Assembling California, in which there is a whole chapter dedicated to how the Napa Valley was formed geologically. As I look out my office window at the western hills of the Napa Valley and the few scant acres that comprise the Rutherford Bench it is easy to marvel at the confluence of massive geological events, time and pure coincidence that conspired to make our 1997 Rutherford.Converging tectonic plates, subduction zones, geosynclines, volcani...

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I have just re-read the great book by John McPhee, Assembling California, in which there is a whole chapter dedicated to how the Napa Valley was formed geologically. As I look out my office window at the western hills of the Napa Valley and the few scant acres that comprise the Rutherford Bench it is easy to marvel at the confluence of massive geological events, time and pure coincidence that conspired to make our 1997 Rutherford.Converging tectonic plates, subduction zones, geosynclines, volcani...