2006 Ardente Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Grande Riserva

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Atlas Peak
Drink between 2008 - 2021 (Edit)
CT89.8 19 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • rjquillin Likes this wine:

    May 31, 2020 - nice example of a 14 yo cab at a reasonable pirce

  • nfurlong Likes this wine: 90 points

    September 4, 2019 - dark garnet hue; pepper comes through on the nose; moderate tannins in a fairly closed black currant black cherry ganache. Needs awhile to open. Good acidic structure with plenty of fruit and a long black fruit / black pepper spice aftertaste. Of course, some of the pepper may be due to the liberally peppered steak I consumed with the wine. :-)

  • Jefferyist wrote:

    March 9, 2019 - Earthy, mushroom smell. Vanilla and sweet up front on the taste Still quite tannic for a 13 year-old wine. Not much of a finish though.

  • brubron wrote:

    May 4, 2015 - pretty straight forward, napa cab. fine for the price.

  • Baron Slick wrote: 91 points

    April 9, 2015 - Full, ruby appearance. Lovely bouquet of cherries, raspberries, and cedar over notes of leather, conifer, and mountain air. Tightly wound but resolves itself after an hour in the glass, offering a full body, plenty of red fruit, and flavors that toggle between youth and maturity. Exhibits grip and length on the green peppercorn finish. This is a serious effort. Decant or let it slumber a few more years.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ardente Estate Winery
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Grande Riserva
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Atlas Peak
  • UPC Codes 5248004008461, 897188000010

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  • In Cellars 77 (38%)
  • Consumed 124 (62%)

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