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    Fisher Vineyards Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon - Sonoma County, California

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    • ST92
    • RP90
    Price: $64.99
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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 92 International Wine Cellar, 90 The Wine Advocate

    Region: Sonoma County, California

    Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Style: Big & Bold

    Alcohol By Volume: 14.1%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 109170

    Winemaker's Notes:

    If the 2005 vintage was the delicate and ever so elegant Audrey Hepburn, this 2006 is Marilyn Monroe. Gorgeous black cherry opaque color in the glass; one truly is struck by the dark depths of this wine even before the first sip. Flavors of cassis, blackberry and dark cacao mingle with aromas of black fruit, cedar and black olive. The 2006 is an astonishing vintage that continues to reveal its flavors with increasing intensity culminating in a layered crescendo of fine grain tannins, blackberry and dark chocolate espresso. This is a powerful, seductive wine that benefits from decanting up to thee hours ahead of serving.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Bright ruby. Intensely perfumed bouquet of smoky red and dark berries lifted by a sexy floral quality. Mineral-driven raspberry and blackcurrant flavors are underscored by tobacco and graphite elements and supported by a spine of zesty minerals. The smoky note defines the long, gently sweet finish. Lots going on here already, but give it some age.

    92 Points
    International Wine Cellar

    From a 1,400 foot elevation site, the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Mountain Estate Vineyard offers sweet red and black currant notes interwoven with hints of truffles, damp earth, forest floor, lead pencil shavings, and flowers. It possesses excellent ripeness for a 2006, a dense, medium to full-bodied palate, and moderate tannins. This wine should drink well for 15 years

    90 Points
    The Wine Advocate
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