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Round Pond Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 (Napa Valley, California)
Round Pond Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 (Napa Valley, California)


 
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Retail Price: $35.00
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Winery: Round Pond
Varietal: 92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot
Region: Napa Valley, California
Vintage: 2009
Bottle Size: 750 ml

Product Code: ROUNDPONDCABNAPA09-W

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Notes from the Winemaker:

Layered fruit aromatics jump out of the glass upon approach. Mission Figs, stewed strawberries, and dried cranberries are the core fruit aromas displayed by this wine. These are accentuated by Mexican cinnamon and mocha notes contributed by the French oak barrels. The first sip is inviting and enticing. The entry has a soft, chamois like smoothness to the mouth feel. Flavors of dried cherries, strawberry rhubarb and graham cracker are apparent. The wine’s finish is emblematic of Rutherford’s dusty coco powder like tannins.

Varietal Blend:     92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot                  
Alcohol %:    14.5%
Production:    1,176 Cases
Release Date:    June 1, 2011


About Round Pond Winery:

Situated at the main Rutherford crossroads, between Beaulieu Vineyards and Caymus Winery and across from Rubicon Winery, Round Pond has been growing premium wine grapes since the early 1980's. Cultivated with meticulous care, our grapes have been sold to several of the most preeminent wineries in the region. In addition, using a small selection of extraordinary grapes from our vineyard's 350 planted acres, Round Pond has established an acclaimed estate wine program focusing on world-class Cabernet Sauvignon produced in extremely limited quantities.

About The 2007 Napa Valley vintage:
2007 Napa Valley Cabernet vintage is quite possibly the GREATEST VINTAGE EVER! Here are ratings on the 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet vintage:

96 points the Wine Advocate
-The 2nd Vintage ever to receive the Wine Advocate's highest Cabernet Vintage score of 96 points
94-97 points the Wine Spectator
-The Greatest Vintage this Decade
 
Do not miss out on the spectacular 2007 vintage if you are a Cabernet lover. This 2007 vintage is great both to drink now and to cellar as the quality of the wines across all price points are good to exceptional.
 
Having two renowned major publications agree on the quality of the 2007 vintage and with the wines receiving such high scores, most of these wines have already been sold out.


Ratings & Reviews


Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

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4 of 5 Delicious, high-end quality/taste for $30 Napa Cab October 22, 2011
Reviewer: Chris B. from Santa Clara, CA  
Rising star Round Pond has produced solid wines, especially Cabs, for the past few years and the 2009 Napa Cabernet continues that trend at an affordable price.

Made from mostly Rutherford estate fruit, with next door neighbors including Caymus and Rubicon, this Cab exhibits amazing balance in its combination of oak, fruit, complexity and tannins. This wine is aged in 2nd year French oak barrels, which frames the wine yet really allows the rich, ripe, dark fruit to stand out and not be over-oaked. Classic Rutherford "dust" and fine tannins provide a great, coating mouthfeel.  This Cab also features complex flavors of espresso, mocha, earth, and tobacco to accompany the fruit and structure.

For this price, my expectations were greatly exceeded. Delicious!

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