Peterson Winery

2010 2-4-6 Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

California: Sonoma County: Dry Creek Valley

Offer Expired:May 09, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$23.00
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Mission Briefing

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As evidenced by today’s delicious offering, 2010 is shaping up to be a brilliant year for California Cabernet Sauvignon.

Our friends at Peterson Winery gave us special early access to their 2010 2-4-6 Cabernet Sauvignon, a wine so-named for its limited 246 case production. From its generous nose to the lush palate, this wine really embodies the essence of Dry Creek Valley Cabernet.

In the 6 years that we’ve been showcasing their wines, Peterson Winery has become one of our very favorites. In fact, it is difficult to find a winery whom we have featured with more frequency. Fred Peterson (grower) and Jamie Peterson (Fred’s son and winemaker) make a formidable team, crafting wines that are so consistently delicious and superb.

Drinking beautifully, now, we’d also recommend that you hold a few bottles for the next several years. This wine will continue to improve and evolve. Decant today’s delicious Cabernet for optimal results.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Dark and foreboding with beautiful dark cherry juice hues. A weightiness in the glass gives clues to what is to come on the palate.

Smell:

Quintessential Cabernet with cassis, leather, plum, dried herbs, steeped Bing cherry, cola, oak and soft cedar notes.

Taste:

Flavors almost perfectly mirror the nose, with the added delightful flavors of blackberry and blueberry compote.

Finish:

Exceptionally long with plush tannin and pronounced juicy, dark fruits that slowly give way to subtle spice.

Pairing:

This wine begs to be paired with a bone-in ribeye syteak with a dollop of bleu cheese. Serve on a sizzling plate and you’ll be the hero of the evening.

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About the Winery

Offer Expired:May 09, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$23.00
Avg. Price
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