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2006 Kendall Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon "Hawkeye Mountain"

Kendall Jackson 2006 Hawkeye Mountain Cabernet

Winery: Kendall Jackson

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Hawkeye Mountain"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alexander Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $60

Cases produced: 679

KWG Score: 93 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: October 7, 2009

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Cab opens with a cherry vanilla like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, and very big. The flavor profile is a tasty red raspberry with a touch of spice. On the finish this wine’s tannins build up to an enormous level and then they go on for several minutes. Buy this wine now and cellar it for two + years. For now pull out your 2005 Hawkeye and enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Deep black cherry and cassis flavor with concentrated mineral and terroirial tones. Well extracted, elegantly muscular, with chewy, soft tannins.

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