Laurel Glen Cabernet

Year:            2009
Varietal:       Cabernet Sauvignon 
Appelation:  Sonoma Mountain
Pair with:     Grilled meat, salmon, pasta bolognese,
                   risotto with mushrooms
Serve:          To make an ordinary day, special
Talking Point:  
Laurel Glen Vineyard, a thousand feet up the slopes of Sonoma Mountain, has long been considered one of the iconic Cabernet vineyards of California. Originally planted in the 1880’s,the present-day vineyard was developed in the 1970’s by Sonoma wine pioneer Patrick Campbell.The first vintage of Laurel GlenVineyard Cabernet Sauvignon was made in 1981.The vineyard’s combination of high altitude, eastern exposure, rocky soils, and small diurnal temperature swings combine to produce very distinctive wines.