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2002 Etude Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (in magnum)
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About Etude Wines

Tony Soter, who now makes excellent Pinot Noir in Oregon under his Soter Vineyards label, laid the groundwork at Etude before selling it to the Beringer-Blass conglomerate. Current winemaker, Jon Priest, continues to make velvety, suave, immediately enjoyable Pinots that are characterized by red fruits, spices, forest floor scents and particularly fine-grained tannins.

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2002 Etude Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (in magnum)

Producer: Etude Wines
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: California
Region: Napa

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89 Points | Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
92 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2005

($90; just bottled) Ruby-red. Very ripe, rather claret-like aromas of currant, smoke, cedar, tobacco, lead pencil and mint. Then sweet, dense and seamless, with terrific depth of flavor. Finishes very long, with fine-grained tannins. This has a rather full 14.6% alcohol for an Etude cabernet but has the extract to support it.

94 Points | Wine Spectator

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About Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the most famous wine-growing area in the U.S. It begins at the base of Mount St. Helena in the north and tapers off some 30 miles to the south into the floodplain where the Napa River enters San Francisco Bay. From Mount St. Helena to the city of Napa, the valley is defined by two north-south ridgelines of the Coast Range Mountains.
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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon built its reputation on Bordeaux's Left Bank. Here, in the district of Medoc, the varietal is the key component of blended wines that also may include some Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and even Malbec and Petit Verdot. Moving slightly south, Cabernet Sauvignon meets Merlot in roughly equal proportions in the red wines of Graves. In both of these Bordeaux regions, the top bottles...
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