The 2005 Concannon Cabernet Sauvignon, Selected Vineyards, Central Coast is a well-balanced and
approachable Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon. It exhibits a rich nose of violets and cassis, with
additional hints of chocolate and vanilla oak characteristics. The flavorful palate shows mulberry
fruit, anise, and more oak flavor overtones. The finish is full and jammy, with hints of sweet tobacco
and freshly roasted espresso beans.
Enjoy with tri-tips of beef, rosemary-rubbed filet mignon, or other favorite red meat dishes.
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