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Duncan Peak Vineyards

Duncan Peak Vineyards Welcome to Duncan Peak Vineyards. We have been growing grapes and making Cabernet Sauvignon wine in the foothills of the Russian River - Sanel Valley since 1984. As a small, family operated winery, our Cabernet Sauvignon is not widely available. This website is designed to make it easy for you to obtain our wine by directly contacting us.


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14500 Mountain House Road, Hopland, CA, US, 95449 Email:
Phone: 925-283-3632 Web:
Fax: 925-283-3632
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  Cabernet Sauvignon
The 2002 Duncan Peak Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon reflects the vision of the winery: to produce a wine with minimum intervention, which is a true extension of the grapes, region, soil and climate. The wine exhibits a rich saturated ruby color as well as an intensely fragrant floral nose. Smooth, supple, ripe and juicy, this silky textured Cabernet is remarkably elegant and well focused with an appealing array of bright cherry and berry flavors, spicy currant and plum. This full bodied wine possesses precision, beauty and admirable length. Spectacular to drink now, it will bring much pleasure over the next decade. Since Duncan Peak Vineyard's first handcrafted vintage in 1986, Hubert and Resa's wines have attracted a loyal following across the country.
  Duncan Peak Reserve Cabernet
Color is dark plum; aromas are dark cherry juice mixed with sage, slight sage scent mixed in. Medium body with very integrated tannins. Flavors are unusual in that they are a combination of things you find in old world wines and California Cabernet. Controlled alcohol, very subtle use of wood, slightly sage and oregano like flavors from a core of ripe cherry and plum. Finish is lingering and well developed. No unresolved tannins: the wine is showing well now and will develop nicely for a number of years.
  Duncan Peak Reserve Cabernet
The color is ripe wild blackberries. This wine has lots of forward berry aromas, more California in style than the 2001 Reserve Cabernet. Ripe and full bodied with spicy overtones. This wine is a fine accomplishment: as with the ’01 vintage the wood and alcohol are very integrated and do not crowd out the ample fruit that forms the core of this wine. An excellent wine that calls you to the table to marry this fine wine to a fine meal. The finish is silky and smooth for such a youthful Cabernet. The wine has excellent balance and will continue to improve for the next five to ten years.
  Duncan Peak Vineyards Petite Sirah
Color is very ripened mulberry, dark and penetrating. Aromas are a mélange of sweet dark berries, cola, daffodils, which introduce flavors of dark berries, rosemary and oregano. The tannins are soft and resolved while at the same time giving sufficient life and structure to expect a long life in the bottle. The finish is resolved and holds the memory of everything that came before it. This wine in not a huge, tannic Petite Sirah, but balanced, approachable and enjoyable now.


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