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Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc 2006 Wine Review

Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc 2006

Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc 2006

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score: 2.4/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $99.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Cakebread Cellars

Agent: Lifford Agencies

Product: 710426

Product: 191411

Product: 10224534

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Natalie's Score: 94/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Cakebread, a pioneering Napa Valley family estate, has been an iconic name since their first vintage in 1973. Their highly sought-after wines continue to impress. The grapes for this Cab are sourced from prime vineyard sites throughout the Valley, from Calistoga in the north to the cool Carneros district at the southern end. Winemaker Julianne Laks blends in small amounts of Merlot (12%) and Cabernet Franc (1%) to round out and add depth to this classic Cab. Benefiting from a sensational growing season, the 2006 is packed with complex layers of blackberry, wild cherry, blueberry, and roast coffee, along with toasty oak notes and supple tannins. Enjoyable now but will benefit with 5+ years in the cellar. My note: A phenomenal Cabernet with classic styling and aromas of blackberry, cassis, blackcurrant. Balanced with a lovely long finish. Is it worth $99? Only you and your wallet can decide that.

This was reviewed August 7, 2010 by

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