ALEXANDER VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON

The Alexander Valley is in the northeast corner of Sonoma County, from the Mendocino County border to the town of Healdsburg, encompassing the Chalk Hill appellation and bordering the Dry Creek appellation. During the day it is one of the warmest areas of Sonoma County, making it a great place to grown Cabernet. The cool nights, provided by the Russian River fog, allows for a long growing time, which produces very nice acid balance and flavor development.

Ancient Oak Cellars’ Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a deep color, has a compelling and complex nose wtih cherry, blueberry, blackcurrant, and a hint of cedar, rounded tannins, acidity held in balance with plush texture on the palate, and a long finish.

Photo of Ancient Oak Cabernet Sauvignon – Alexander Valley – 2011

Ancient Oak Cabernet Sauvignon – Alexander Valley – 2011

Using grapes from sustainably-farmed family vineyard, our Alexander Valley Cabernet is a generous and supple sine, with nicely structured tannins.  It has classic Cab aromas of blackberry, cassis, and brambles followed by flavors of black fruits and some earthy characters.  A nice balance between fresh fruit and complex woody extracts on the palate provides a […]

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