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$68.88 Details
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2005 Lewis - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

In 1992, Debbie and Randy Lewis established a small family winery with their son Dennis. Total production is approximately 9,000 cases annually of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Syrah. They source the finest fruit available from Oakville, Rutherford and Pritchard Hill for red varietals, and the Carneros and Russian River Valley appellations for Chardonnay. More »

Drink Dates
Comm: 2007-2025 VF: 2007-2020

Author Daddy
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.667%
Tasted On 04/10/2011

A nice wine, but a bit shut down, will be better a few years on. Graphite, dark fruit, lots of structure and tannin. Needs decanting. Deep purple in the glass.

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Author Southbound Union
Site / Blog  Trust Rating 93.531%
Tasted On 02/27/2011

Great wine. Chewy tannins and superb finish. Not sure its worth the $125 retail but still great wine.

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Author VinoDeparture
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.413%
Tasted On 05/14/2010
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Author gd10102
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 80.132%
Tasted On 03/22/2010
Drink Dates 2007-2025

Inital nose of black cherry and lead pencil shavings gives way to a nice mouth coating of blackberry and plum. Complex with layer upon layer of well integrated tannins. Very smooth and refined with bright acidity and a wonderful finish that goes on and on for more than a minute. Terrific effort that should last for another 15 years. Decanted for 2 hours.

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Author Dougobrick
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.535%
Tasted On 12/05/2009
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Author Charley
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.222%
Tasted On 09/06/2009

Grew on me over time. Had decanted for about 2 hours before drinking. In the glass, became smooth, silky and quite tasty. Less fruit foward then the Montelena 01 Estate (we had with it)but more refined.

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