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2008 San Antonio Winery San Simeon Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, USA

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Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $22   From: $21   To: $22

Score: 84  
The Wine-Searcher score of 84/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score
84/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result Extra Description
Los Angeles Wine & Spirits Competition 2013 Best Of Class, Gold Medal  
San Diego International Wine Competition 2013 Platinum  
The Dallas Wine Competition 2013 Bronze Red Table Wines

Price History for 2008 San Antonio Winery San Simeon Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, USA
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Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon (often shortened to "Cab Sav" or even just "Cab") is probably the most famous red wine grape variety on Earth. It is rivaled in this regard only by its Bordeaux stablemate Merlot, and its opposite number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. The product of a natural crossing of key Bordeaux grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon's DNA was profiled only as recently as 1997, by researchers in California. Most wine authorities agree that the crossing happened only in the past few centuries, making the variety's current fame all the more impressive. (© All rights reserved, Wine-Searcher)

From its origins in Bordeaux, Cabernet has successfully spread to almost every win ...more


Region
  • Paso Robles is a large winegrowing area at the southern end of California's Central Coast region. At 666,500 acres (270,000ha) the official Paso Robles AVA is among California's very largest; it effectively covers the northern half of San Luis Obispo County. Paso Robles wines are typified by rich, ripe reds based on warm-climate varieties such as ZinfandelCabernet SauvignonMerlot and the Rhone Valley trio Grenache,  ...more

  • The Central Coast AVA in California covers the long stretch of coastline from San Francisco Bay south to Santa Barbara, and reaches inland from the Pacific Ocean to the borders of the Central Valley. The climate and topography vary enormously across this immense region, making it impossible to generalize about win...more

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