Jordan 2011 Cabernet Sauvingnon, Alexander Valley, Magnum, 1.5L

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Jordan Vineyards almost single-handedly put Alexander Valley on the map. Since the release their first wine, the 1976 Cabernet Sauvignon, they’ve been a standard bearer for what this warm-climate corner of Sonoma County can produce. And year after year Jordan’s Cabernets continue to deliver bold, ripe flavors, beautifully polished with ideal balance for aging. This 2011 is the latest release and it’s a huge success for what was a very challenging vintage. 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot and 1% Malbec, they reduced production drastically to ensure that the wine they bottled was up to the usual Jordan standards. Wine was tasted and retasted many times all through the winemaking process and anything that didn’t show was sold off for bulk wine. Barrel aging was just 12 months in 73% French and 27% American oak barrels; 37% new oak. And then as usual the wine was aged in bottle for 22 months at the winery so all of rough edged could be rounded off and the tannins coul…

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