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1996 Souverain Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Alexander Valley
Drink between 2002 - 2009 (Edit)
CT89.6 10 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • Bz21 Likes this wine:

    December 24, 2022 - great.

  • magic2coop wrote: 87 points

    May 26, 2014 - Showing its age. Tawny bricking with an old cab smell. Flattest flavor of the vertical.

  • oldwines Likes this wine: 92 points

    August 10, 2013 - I too was surprised pleasantly by this wine. The color was a light to medium garnet with no real sign of age. The nose was somewhat floral and a bit fruity of the red variety but hard to pin down. The mouthfeel was light and feathery with a silky feminine texture. Yet it was was full of flavors that went well with a variety of cheeses as well as grilled steak and an apple dessert. Very interesting. Flavors were more mineral and flowers and maybe raspberry and quince. A very flexibly luscious wine.

  • walkerjfw wrote: 91 points

    March 3, 2012 - Wine has been in my cellar since I bought it in the 90s. Hadn't had a bottle in about 10 years, almost forgot I owned is. Classic California cab, it's aged very nicely and probably still has a few years left. Very smooth, nice darker fruit, some cedar and dark chocolate on the finish

  • Cassel wrote: 91 points

    June 28, 2008 - 93,94,96 vertical with Randi & Ed. Much better than previous bottle last year. Very smooth classic Souverain cab.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1996
  • Type Red
  • Producer Souverain
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Alexander Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 85 (50%)
  • Consumed 84 (50%)

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