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Girard Cabernet Sauv 750ml
Sku: 35803
Medium-bodied with enticing aromas of toffee, leather, cocoa and blackberries. On the palate, you’ll discover vanilla, raspberry, cassis and spicy pepper. Silky tannins and balanced acidity make ...more
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Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Napa County
Appellation: Napa Valley
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Type: Still wine
Reg. $33.34
On Sale $28.99
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Medium-bodied with enticing aromas of toffee, leather, cocoa and blackberries. On the palate, you’ll discover vanilla, raspberry, cassis and spicy pepper. Silky tannins and balanced acidity makes the 2008 vintage a great food-pairing wine.
Producer
Thirty years after first planting its vineyards, Girard continues to produce wine reflecting the quality that has made Napa Valley the most famous New World wine growing region in the world.

Longtime California vintner Pat Roney purchased the winery in early 2000. Pat’s career in wine began as a sommelier at Chicago’s renowned Pump Room. Later he returned to his native California, where he ultimately became president of Chateau St. Jean, in Sonoma Valley.

At Girard, Pat continues a tradition of making Chardonnay and Cabernet-based wines. But he is also expanding Girard’s varietal focus to Zinfandel and Petite Sirah, grown on century-old vines that dot the Napa countryside. New vineyard plantings are also underway on both Diamond and Howell mountains, which border the western and eastern edges of the valley.

As it has been in the past, Girard’s goal is to highlight the flavors of Napa Valley and its rich, ripe grapes. A small portion of the winery’s portfolio also comes from grapes grown in Sonoma’s upscale Russian River Valley, where cool weather offers ideal conditions for Chardonnay. With the right grapes from the right locations, Girard offers a lineup that features both power and finesse—key words in California wine.