Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
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Conn Creek Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is characterized by juicy raspberry and plum notes with underlying perfume and cedar. Broad, round tannins with a touch of vanilla on the finish.
Category: Dry Red Wine
Grapes: 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc
Region: Napa Valley, California
Winery: Conn Creek
Pairings: Roast potatoes, roast lamb with vegetables, wild mushroom and feta strudel, mature and hard cheese
Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Variety
Much of the world’s Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in France, followed closely by Chile and then the United States. Cabernet Sauvignon holds the distinction of being the most planted wine grape in the world. Flavors of black currant, cedar, herb and plum.
Merlot Grape Variety
The majority of Merlot is grown in its native France, with the United States coming in at a distant second, followed by Spain and Italy. The best Merlot is said to grow in vineyards with struggling hillside vines. Flavors of raspberry, chocolate, sugar plum, black cherry and cedar.
Cabernet Franc Grape Variety
Grown mainly in France, Cabernet Franc is the love-child of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc, and was created sometime in the 1600s. Flavors of raspberry, green olive, mulberry and herb.
Conn Creek Winery
Founded in 1973, Conn Creek is a boutique winery, a unique gem, located on the scenic Silverado Trail in the heart of Napa Valley, and focused on what Napa Valley does best; produce premium Cabernet Sauvignon wines crafted from Napa Valley’s finest vineyards including Bordeaux-styled wines and the flagship wine – Anthology.
The complexity and flavor of Conn Creek wines is achieved by sourcing from prized vineyards across Napa Valley’s sub-appellations. Each vineyard and appellation contributes distinctive characteristics. When blended together, they create wines with generous flavors and layers of depth and complexity.