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Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore Valley 2010

Member Review by chesterbrewmeister:

Cabernets are among our very favorite, so disappointed is mild compared to the bitter after taste of this 2011 vintage. The bouquet resembled acetone; we ended up discarding the rest of the bottle.

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Wente Vineyards:
Founded more than 125 years ago, Wente Vineyards is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Today, the winery maintains its leadership role in California winegrowing under ownership and management by the Fourth and Fifth Generations of the Wente family. Blending traditional and innovative winemaking practices, the winery draws from approximately 3,000 acres of sustaina... Read more
Founded more than 125 years ago, Wente Vineyards is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Today, the winery maintains its leadership role in California winegrowing under ownership and management by the Fourth and Fifth Generations of the Wente family. Blending traditional and innovative winemaking practices, the winery draws from approximately 3,000 acres of sustainably farmed Estate vineyards to create an outstanding portfolio of fine wines. Located just east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards is recognized as one of California’s premier wine country destinations, featuring wine tasting, fine dining and championship golf. Read less

Member Reviews for Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore Valley

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Snooth User: chesterbrewmeister
154005223
0.50 5
10/01/2014

Cabernets are among our very favorite, so disappointed is mild compared to the bitter after taste of this 2011 vintage. The bouquet resembled acetone; we ended up discarding the rest of the bottle.


Snooth User: smuratore
866360590
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 10/17/2015

Four glasses


Snooth User: shawny2k
82762039
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 04/24/2011

Four glasses


Snooth User: oakie1
3033120
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 08/17/2007

Full bodied. Excellent tannic structure. Tannins coat your tongue. Layers of licorice, mint , tobacco flavors. Long on the finish.


Snooth User: KevinD
6365210
3.00 5
Vintage: 2003 09/09/2007

Three glasses


Snooth User: loureedisagod
3003318
4.00 5
Vintage: 2001 02/05/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore Valley

External Review
Vintage: 2005 03/16/2010

Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Nth Degree 2005 and all other wine from Wente Vineyards are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2005 01/15/2011

The vineyards that were farmed to The Nth Degree. Each vine received at least 15 passes whereby leaves, shoots, and clusters were removed to ensure that the only clusters that remained were of the highest quality. The water was managed so that the vines were perfectly balanced with the correct amount of growth to fully ripen the berries for the optimal level of flavor. The grapes were and harvested into half ton bins. The wine was fermented in one-ton bins and punched down by hand twice daily to maximize fruit and flavor extraction. After primary fermentation, the wine was immediately racked and pressed into 60-gallon oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation. This wine was barrel-aged for 21 months. The Nth Degree Cabernet Sauvignon offers the black cherry flavors and bold tannins that are characteristic of great California Cabernets. It delights with hints of chocolate and earthy tones, a lush dark fruit in the middle of the palate and a big finish.


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2005 04/12/2011

The vineyards that were farmed to The Nth Degree. Each vine received at least 15 passes whereby leaves, shoots, and clusters were removed to ensure that the only clusters that remained were of the hig


External Review
Vintage: 2004 01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesThe Nth Degree Cabernet Sauvignon offers the black cherry flavors and big tannins that are characteristic of great California Cabernets. It delights with hints of chocolate and toasty vanilla, lush dark fruit in the middle of the palate and a big finish.



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