Ramey Jericho Canyon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

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Ramey Jericho Canyon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

SKU 200577889


At some 1250 cases, this is our smallest blend yet, a function of the decline of the Cabernet Franc and Merlot portions of the vineyard. That is also the reason that the blend became, in 2004, a Cabernet Sauvignon, which it remains for 2005 at 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc and 3% Merlot.
Category Red Wine
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Ramey
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International Wine CellarSaturated violet. Flamboyantly aromatic aromas of powerful blueberry and boysenberry fruit accented by cola and floral pastille. Deep, sweet and expansive, with liqueur-like dark berry flavors, a bitter suggestion of cherry pit and silky tannins for support. This became fresher with air, taking a raspberry turn and picking up mineral accents. Finishes energetic and spicy, with an expansive red berry tone and remarkable length.

Stephen Tanzer, May 2007
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Wine SpectatorOffers creamy oak in the aroma and texture, with subtle dried currant, herb and hints of cedar and spice, showing depth and richness on the finish, where the currant and blueberry flavors gain complexity. Drink now through 2012.

James Laube, October 15, 2008