Pietro Family Cellars North Coast 2006
CABERNET SAUVIGNON
NORTH COAST 2006
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah

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THE WINE:
PIETRO FAMILY CELLARS produces a classic Old World style Cabernet Sauvignon with firm structure that has roots in the terroir, made with minimal manipulation. Following the heritage that Pietro represents to our family, our Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in the great soils of the classic, historic California Cabernet Sauvignon growing regions: Napa Valley and Lake Country, resulting in a North Coast designation. We brought back an old world tradition of blending a little Syrah into our wine as was historically done in Bordeaux. The vintage year of 2006 was noteworthy for lively, fruit forward wines.

TASTING NOTES:
Welcoming layers of fruit and spice aromas. A blackberry and honey nose; a rich mouthfeel; flavors of black tea, cola, black cherry and anise and a lingering smoky finish. Then tannins are soft, making the wine very approachable. A favorite!

VINEYARD:
The grapes are grown in Sonoma Valley, Lake County and Napa Valley. Lake County is one of the oldest California wine growing areas (15 miles from Napa Valley) with vineyards of deep volcanic soils and elevations ranging from 1300-1700 feet resulting in great acidity and crisp rich flavors.

FOOD PAIRING:
A great wine for every day sipping and casual dinners. Try with traditional Italian pastas, grilled meat & poultry, stews, beef or chicken potpie, and mac & cheese.

OAK PROGRAM:
French Oak

CELLARING:
Ready to enjoy now. Age worthy 10 years from vintage date.

CASE PRODUCTION:
350