Sebastiani Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon
The Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery, located just blocks from Sonoma’s historic downtown plaza, has been family-owned since 1904. With more than 100 years of winemaking experience, the winery focuses on crafting premium wines from the Sonoma Valley, producing more than 200,000 cases with the focus on single vineyards like Cherryblock Cabernet Sauvignon and specific appellations within Sonoma County to make their outstanding wines, such as the two mentioned here.
Sebastiani Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon is a skillful blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Petite Sirah that all come together to produce this well-balanced and complex cabernet sauvignon. This Bordeaux style wine is a excellent choice for steaks and be enjoyed now or aged up to five years in your cellar.
Sebastiani Sonoma Merlot is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Petite Verdot and Cabernet Franc. A great example of a well-crafted wine, the Sebastiani Sonoma Merlot features just the right complexity of tannins to give this wine its bright fruit characteristics and structure. It pairs well with roasted chicken and marinated steaks.
These wines can be purchased for around $19.99 at Papa Joe’s, Mustard Seed Market, Unexpected Wines and Gifts, Riverside Market, Acme, Buehler’s and other fine wine retailers. —Rick Rodger, Heidelberg Distributing Co.