Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley
598 Ratings
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598 Ratings
Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Wine Description

Richly textured wine with intense, ripe flavors of black cherry, blackberry, plum and cassis. Slight notes of tobacco and spice and a subtle framework of oak and vanilla complete this delicious wine.

Winemaker's Notes

The 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon is a richly textured wine with intense, ripe flavors of black cherry, blackberry, plum and cassis. Slight notes of tobacco and spice and a subtle framework of oak and vanilla complete this delicious wine. GRAPE SOURCE 75.4% Sonoma County 24.6% Mendocino County BLEND 75.4% Cabernet Sauvignon 24.6% Merlot The grapes were fermented eleven days in stainless steel to complete yeast fermentation, followed by four weeks in large oak cooperage while completing malo...

Richly textured wine with intense, ripe flavors of black cherry, blackberry, plum and cassis. Slight notes of tobacco and spice and a subtle framework of oak and vanilla complete this delicious wine.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/06.
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Aug-06.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2000 Vintage) The fleeting hints of citrus and green apples in this one come and go all too quickly, and, in the absence of any semblance of varietal fruitiness and identifiable richness, the wine turns thin and slightly coarse as it crosses the palate and empties out into a forgettable finish.