Mantra

2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Alexander Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon •Kuimelis Estate

California: Alexander Valley

Offer Expired:Sep 02, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$75.00
Avg. Price

Mission Briefing

Codename:

To Infinity... and beyond

Today’s wonderful 2006 Mantra Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Alexander Valley is a big, classically styled Cabernet Sauvignon.

Bold, lush and so delicious, this exciting wine is a Cabernet Sauvignon that rivals the biggest and best that the Napa Valley has to offer.

If you’ve never enjoyed a Cabernet Sauvignon from the Alexander Valley, today’s wine is a terrific wine to cut your teeth on. Especially at today’s 50% off price.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair Gold Medal

Tasting Profile

Look:

Deep and dark with an intensely inky core of darkest crimson. At the edge of the glass, a chubby ring of garnet cuts a beautiful circle around the wine.

Smell:

Lush, heady aromas leap from the glass, led by stewed berry fruit and stewed plum, reminiscent of a mixed compote. This dense aroma is followed by classic Cabernet aromas of chocolate, tobacco, black cherry, leather and a touch of soft cedar.

Taste:

Big and bold, with dense, intense blackberry, plum, pomegranate, tobacco, spice and dried fall leaves, followed by baker’s chocolate and toasty oak.

Finish:

Extra long, with intense black fruit that very gradually fades to tobacco, subtle spice and a hint of cocoa dust.

Pairing:

A thickly cut filet mignon with a mushroom garlic sauté and a dollop of green peppercorn butter on top.

What the Winery Says

2006 Mantra Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Alexander Valley

Tasting Notes
Only the best barrels of our high elevation vineyard were chosen for this special reserve bottling, with each bottle individually numbered. The wine is dark, dense and delicious. Aromas of ripe black currants, mulberry, dried rose petal and loamy notes, are complemented with a bold yet luscious mouth feel.

Technical Details

100% estate fruit, Cloverdale Vineyard.

Aged in 100% French Oak for 24 months.

1,200 foot elevation, ridge-top exposure.

Stoney Aiken Loam soil.

Hand sorted at destemmer / crusher.

147 Cases produced.

ABV
14.6%

About the Winery

Mantra is dedicated to producing wines that reflect the unique characteristics of our high elevation vineyard sites in the Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys of Sonoma County. Our wines are made exclusively from the best blocks of our mountain-top and hillside vineyards and farmed to rigorous specifications to produce our ultra-premium wines. We specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Syrah.

Offer Expired:Sep 02, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$75.00
Avg. Price
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