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Discover Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml:
Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied, robust red wine from the renowned Alexander Valley in Sonoma County, California. This Cabernet Sauvignon is a classic example of the varietal, with aromas of blackberry, cassis, and dark cherry, along with hints of tobacco, cedar, and spice. On the palate, the wine is smooth and velvety, with flavors of ripe blackberry, dark cherry, and currant, complemented by notes of toasted oak, vanilla, and mocha. The finish is long and lingering, with a pleasant balance of tannins and acidity. Enjoy this Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with grilled steak, roasted vegetables, or a hearty stew.
Producer Notes: Alexander Valley Vineyards
Alexander Valley Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery located in the heart of Sonoma County, California. The winery was founded in 1975 by Hank and Linda Wetzel, who were inspired by the beauty and potential of the Alexander Valley region. Today, the winery is run by the second generation of the Wetzel family, with Harry Wetzel Jr. serving as the president and CEO.
Alexander Valley Vineyards is known for producing high-quality, handcrafted wines that showcase the unique terroir of the Alexander Valley. The winery’s portfolio includes a wide range of varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Zinfandel. The winery also produces a number of proprietary blends, such as the Cyrus, which is a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot.
In addition to its wines, Alexander Valley Vineyards also produces a number of other beverages, including a line of craft beers and a selection of spirits. The brewery, which is located on the winery’s property, produces a range of beers that are inspired by the flavors and aromas of the Alexander Valley. Some of the brewery’s most popular beers include the Wet Hop IPA, the Barrel-Aged Porter, and the Double IPA.
The winery also produces a range of spirits, including vodka, gin, and brandy. The spirits are made using grapes from the Alexander Valley, which gives them a unique flavor profile that is distinct from other spirits on the market. The brandy, in particular, is highly regarded and has won numerous awards for its quality and complexity.
Overall, Alexander Valley Vineyards is a producer of high-quality beverages that are made with a deep respect for the land and the environment. The winery’s commitment to sustainability and responsible farming practices has earned it a reputation as one of the most respected and admired producers in the industry. Whether you’re a fan of wine, beer, or spirits, Alexander Valley Vineyards has something to offer for everyone.
About the Producer: Alexander Valley Vineyards
Alexander Valley Vineyards is a California based wine producer based in Alexander Valley. It was founded in 1962 by Harry and Maggie Wetzel and specializes in producing a variety of red and white wines from vineyards on both banks of the Russian River. Production is concentrated in Cabernet Sauvignon, but the estate also produces wines from Chardonnay, Zinfandel and Merlot. After buying Cyrus Alexander's historic estate in the Alexander Wetzeli Valley, the vineyards were planted and the first Cabernet Sauvignon was bottled in 1968. In 1993, an outbreak of phylloxera drew the property's attention to growing the most suitable grapes for the region. , having been planted Chardonnay, Merlot and Zinfandel. The Wetzel family property today comprises over 283 hectares (700 acres) with different mesoclimatic conditions, heights, outcrops and soil types. The grapes come from vineyards in several of the North Coast's most famous AVAs, including Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Mendocino County. Alexander Valley Vineyards produces a wide range of wines from different brands, including the flagship Cyrus wine. Cyrus' first vintage was released in 1995 and is a blend of predominantly Bordeaux style Cabernet Sauvignon with small amounts of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Alexander Valley Vineyards also produces a variety of blended and varietal wines under the Estate Wines and Alexander School Reserve labels.