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245 Ratings
Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon
$11.99 USD
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Wine Description

(2008 Vintage) A wonderful red wine, full-bodied, dry and elegant. It shows Cabernet character in the blackberries, cherries and black currants, but that's balanced with an earthiness and minerality and even some smoked meat notes that must come from a percentage of Syrah and Petite Sirah.

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    made from organic grapes. spicy/peppery. fairly light for a cab, fruit forward but with a dry finish on the back of the mouth.

    over 5 years
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    hints of pepper, vanilla spice, & rich berry plum.

    almost 6 years
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    Dark and supple, delicious and a bit smokey.

    about 6 years
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    92 PTS wine spectator / Top 100 for 2010

    almost 4 years
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    enthusiast top 100 at #21 mendocino-lake

    almost 6 years
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    light red would drink again

    almost 6 years
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    nice smooth not tannic

    almost 6 years
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    had Xmas eve very good

    almost 6 years
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    92 points

    almost 6 years
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    GTC 2011

    almost 6 years
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    sasmooth

    almost 6 years
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    smooth.

    almost 6 years
Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) 6% Syrah; 5% Petite Sirah; 5% Malbec. Its somewhat unusual cepage notwithstanding, this wine presents a direct, reasonably well-focused look at Cabernet Sauvignon, and while it may not challenge its pricier peers for size and long-term potential, it does put most wines in its price bracket to shame. It is balanced and agreeably supple in feel and follows with a mid-depth blend of ripe cherry and light oaky flavors. It is the best bargain in this Issue. GOOD VALUE