Concannon Selected Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
Cabernet Sauvignon from Central Coast, California
A dry, medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon. "Gravel grown" using the Concannon clone. Ripe bing cherry flavors dominate with briery blackberry and hints of almonds in the background. Smoothness comes from the low yielding fruit and Merlot added. More Bordeaux than Californian in style. Excellent with meat, game and tomato dishes.
Alcohol: 13.5% by volume
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A historic and once-famous Livermore winery, Concannon was bought and sold several times in the 1980's by large conglomerates that were purchasing each other. Each sale resulted in a loss of focus, and the brand suffered. In 1992 Eric Wente of Wente Vineyards saved it from the jaws of destruction by assembling a group of eight investors to buy the winery. However, Concannon Vineyard is a totally separate company in both ownership and... View More