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346 Ratings
Groth Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Groth Wines

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) Cabernet Sauvignon is big and lush with huge gobs of fruit in the aroma and flavor. The texture of the wine is soft and supple, typical of Cabernet Sauvignons grown in our area of the Oakville AVA. The sweet vanilla character derived from 22 months in the barrels blends well with the black cherry and blackberry flavors and aromas of the wine

Winemaker's Notes

Vintage: : Cool and long AGAIN AND AGAIN! As with the 1998, 1999 AND 2000 vintages, these two words describe the harvest of 2001. Unlike previous vintages, however, the Spring of 2001 lashed out at the vines with the worst freeze in over thirty years! Growers not adequately prepared for severe frosts were burned (literally) by Mother Nature’s attack. Many vineyards lost crop to the killer frost as the cold nights froze the tender new shoots. Spring was followed by a moderate Summer which allowed...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/04.
  • Wine News
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News.