2008 Sojourn Cabernet Sauvignon Home Ranch Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Sonoma Valley
Drink between 2011 - 2016
CT90 46 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 32

  • mgstull Likes this wine: (89 points)

    September 17, 2014 - Plum, dark chocolate, and black fruits with smooth tannins. Medium finish.

  • marka wrote: (90 points)

    September 14, 2014 - This was decanted for 2 hours prior to the first sip. In the decanter upon opening there was a wonderful nose of black juicy fruit. The CT window has this "finished" in 2016 and I don't buy that. This has at least 5 years left. It is not pop n pour now and it was better on day 2 than day 1. On the palate there was some herbs, blackberry, and good structure. Nicely balance wine.

  • The Wine Write Likes this wine: (91 points)

    March 24, 2014 - Popped and poured. I'd recommend a short decant...initially, there was some prominent oak on the nose...that disappeared quickly. Blue fruit profile, well integrated tannins, creamy mouthfeel. Very nice.

  • ljl203 wrote: (91 points)

    January 12, 2014 - Deep berry bubblegum core, mint, lead pencil. Fully integrated tannins. Drinking very well right now.

  • emtame wrote: (89 points)

    May 1, 2013 - Still has a great nose, and has come together nicely. Lots of fruit, leaning towards the blue/black side of the spectrum, with a note of coffee and earth. My wife found this to be "heavy", and it is, but I don't find it clumsy or cumbersome to drink. As before, the QPR is fair. Drink over the next 3-4 years.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    2/5/2011 (link) 92 points

    (Sojourn Cabernet Sauvignon Home Ranch Vineyard) Dark red violet color; intriguing, cassis, herbal, menthol, blueberry nose; tasty, poised, cassis, blueberry, herbal, blue plum palate, needs 3-plus years; medium-plus finish 92+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Sojourn
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Home Ranch Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 108 (38%)
  • Consumed 179 (62%)

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