Livermore, California, United States

Founded in 1883, Wente Vineyards is the oldest continuously-operated, family-owned winery in the country; owned and managed by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wente family. Located just east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards is recognized as one of California's premier wine country destinations. The winery draws from nearly 3,000 acres of Estate vineyards in the Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay and Arroyo Seco, Monterey appellations to create an outstanding portfolio of fine wines.

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The Nth Degree Cabernet Sauvignon

SKU 533406
Country United States
Region Livermore Valley, CA
Type Red
Varietal Blend - Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Petite Verdot
Listing Specialty
Case Config. 6x750ml
Available In AB MB BC

Colour

Deep garnet with purple tones.

Aroma

Dark red fruit aromas with baking spice notes.

Flavour

Mouth-filling black cherry flavors and bold tannins characteristic of great California Cabernets. It delights with hints of cocoa, vanilla and toasted oak, and has a smooth, well-balanced finish.

Food Pairing

Grilled rib eye steak or prime rib au jus. Also a good choice for braised lamb shank.

More Info

The Nth Degree wines are handcrafted, limited production wines. Select parcels of fruit have been chosen by Fifth Generation Winemaker, Karl D. Wente to epitomize the heritage of these varietals in the Livermore Valley and Arroyo Seco appellations. The focus of this small lot program is to create wines that reflect the distinctive terroir of the Wente family's Estate Vineyards, as well as to highlight the craftsmanship involved in hands-on winemaking. Each wine must show style and finesse of stellar degree to be bottled with the Nth Degree label. Only the best of the best, regardless of vintage or variety, achieve this distinction. Family Owned. Estate Grown. Sustainably Farmed.

 

Wine Enthusiast, Dec/2011

2011 -

2011 "American Winery of the Year"