Kenwood 2007 Sonoma County Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Posted on December 7, 2010

Located in northern Sonoma County, Kenwood Vineyards has been producing wine for forty years since purchasing and updating the Pagani Brothers Winery (originally built in 1906). Kenwood's portofolio consists of five different tiers of wines, including the Jack London series, Artist Series, and Reserve series that include several different varietal offerings such as Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon. 


Winery - Kenwood Vineyards

Location - Kenwood, California

Wine - Kenwood 2007 Reserve Cavbernet Sauvignon

Grape Varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon

Appellation - Sonoma County

Alcohol - 14.5% v/v

Price -$11 USD

Nose/Aroma - Cassis and mint.

Palate/Flavors - Plum, red currant, and cassis flavors with a slight hint of tobacco leaf. Lighter body than I expected, and not over-oaked. Low acid and medium bitterness, with a finish of red fruit and chocolate.

Food Pairing - Braised pork chops.

Comments- Flavors didn't really jump out at me, they all kind of blended together. Nicely balanced, smooth phenolics.