Wine Find

WINE FIND

February 14, 2007|By Michael Dresser

2004 Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County ($24)

This winery is not the industry leader it was back in the 1980s, but this cabernet sauvignon is a strong showing for the brand - now part of Australia's Foster's Group empire. It's a lush, full-bodied red wine with impressive length and complexity. The flavors are typical California cabernet: black cherry, black currant and hints of vanilla. It's drinkable now but will repay five to 10 years of cellaring. Serve with beef, lamb.

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