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2004 Laurel Glen Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Mountain, USA

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $55   From: $38   To: $60

Search Rank 2652 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 2652nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 3136th

Score: 88. When to drink: 2010 to 2013
The Wine-Searcher score of 88/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
92/100    
90/100 (26 notes from 21 users )    
87/100    
14.5/20    
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Price History for 2004 Laurel Glen Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Mountain, USA
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Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon

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. From its origins around the Medoc, the Cabern ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Sonoma Mountain wine region

    Sonoma Mountain is a lesser-known AVA which lies amid the eastern ranges of the Sonoma Valley. Vineyards are planted as high as 2400ft (730m) above sea level, lifting them above the fog for which the Sonoma and its neighbor Napa are famous. As a result, Sonoma Mountain wines are made from grapes from vineyards which are relentlessly baked under the Californian sun during the day, but which are allowed to cool down in the mountain air at night. This produces particularly intense, vibrantly colored red wines, regardless of the grape variety used.

    There are very few AVAs in California where Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, ... more

  • Sonoma County wine region

    Sonoma County, California, is one of the most important wine-growing regions in the whole of the United States. Vines have been planted here since the 1850s, and apart from the inevitable hiatus brought about by Prohibition, the county’s relationship with wine has been prolific and unbroken.

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