2008 SketchBook Mendocino County Cabernet Sauvignon

I’ve taken more than a week off from drinking wine as I’ve been training more for some upcoming races. My goal is to run a 10k this year! Don’t worry, I’ll jump back on the wagon this weekend, but while you’re waiting on my next review check out this wine post from my dad. An avid wine enthusiast just like me, he attempted blogging for the first time this week and I’m super proud of him for giving it a go about a subject near and dear to our hearts! Now, I just have to find this wine down where I’m at to give it a try.


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As we sit and prepare ourselves for a great Sunday dinner, we decided to open one of our wines we’ve been saving for a special occasion. You ask what makes today a special occasion? Well to be honest there’s nothing really special about today, but just opening a wine that’s been sitting in our wine room for a few years makes it special.

Mendocino County, just north of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a land of oversized natural beauty, free thinking individuals, and a long wine-growing tradition. The wine making traditions show themselves in this 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon.

SketchBook Winery is located in Mendocino County nestled in the rugged coastal valleys. Mendocino’s rocky hillside vinyards produce grapes of remarkable character with complex flavors of cedar, dark berry, and chocolate, with a lengthy finish enriched by toasty oak tones. This 2008 SketchBook Cabernet Sauvignon has all those flavors which leaves a…

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