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This vintage perfectly blends Old World and New World styles. With its polished structure, the 2006 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has always suggested the ultimate longevity.
Pretty aromas of red cherries, clove and dried herbs open to flavors of black cherry and smooth tannins. The tannins are balanced but still structured by beautiful acidity, hinting at this wine’s longevity. Flavors of tart cherry, dusty cocoa and tobacco linger on the long finish. A polished Cabernet Sauvignon that is drinking beautifully now but still has a long life ahead, particularly in large format. Decant and enjoy immediately or allow to breathe for an hour. Drink through 2026 in 750mL bottles and 2031 in 1.5L magnum bottles, as well as 3L through 2036 and 6L through 2041.Download Tasting Notes
Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is considered a great choice for food pairing due to its balance of fruit, acidity and lower alcohol. This Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon is very versatile on the dinner table, from meat and poultry dishes to pastas and grilled vegetables.
2006 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon
September 19-October 24, 2006
Jordan Estate and family growers
The vineyard blocks were harvested and fermented separately, spending 12–21 days in tank depending on the particular character of the site. Malolactic fermentation occurred before the lots were re-tasted to determine which exuded the sensory characteristics to merit inclusion in our barrel blend lots.
A combination of top French and American oak coopers
Aged for 12 months in two-thirds French oak and one-third American oak barrels, of which 33% were new, before two years of bottle age.
75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19.5% Merlot, 4.5% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec
87% Alexander Valley, 12% Mendocino County, 1% Dry Creek Valley
Alcohol: 13.5%; T.A.: 0.64 g/100ml; pH: 3.47; R.S.: 0.03 g/L
June 17–July 23, 2008
May 1, 2010
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