Red

2006 Chateau Chevalier Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Spring Mountain District
Drink between 2010 - 2015 (Edit)
CT87.5 51 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 26

  • loubbowen Likes this wine: (91 points)

    July 21, 2016 - Garnet color, highly aromatic, powerful flavor of intense fruit (cherry, blackberry, plum, oak, spice) off dry, medium acidity, complex, full bodied, nice balance but only an average finish.

  • ltaroli Likes this wine: (88 points)

    October 25, 2015 - Decent bottle, but for the price there is more out there that is better. Not much of a nose, earthy dusty pallet with little fruit with a thin short finish.

  • wbduval Likes this wine: (88 points)

    August 19, 2014 - Decent wine. Light to medium(-) body.

  • deon40g Likes this wine: (87 points)

    March 7, 2014 - The 2006 Chateau Chevalier Cabernet Sauvignon rates as 87 points with the CellarTracker community. Wine Spectator does not have a rating for the 2006 vintage of this wine, but rates the 2005 and 2008 vintages as 83 and 85, respectively. I align with the CellarTracker rating of 87. Cabernet sauvignon is a grape that enjoys many great vintages from a multitude of wine producers. While a rating of 87 is not particularly impressive, it is a decent score for a random occasion red wine, which appropriately fits the 2006 Chateau Chevalier Cabernet Sauvignon. However, at a price point of $30 per bottle one is sure to find better cabernet options. This wine would be a good deal in the low $20 range.

    Rating Scale: Extraordinary (95-100 points); Outstanding (90-94); Very Good to Excellent (85-89); Good (80-84); Average (75-79); Below average (70-74); Avoid (50-69)

    Note: Cost reflects base price only; it excludes any taxes and shipping.

  • CieloVista wrote: (90 points)

    March 5, 2013 - ...same as July...excellenct bottle.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Chateau Chevalier
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Spring Mountain District
  • UPC Code 608780862124

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 109 (37%)
  • Consumed 187 (63%)

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