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01/31/2009 04:00PM ● Published by Super Admin

2005 Bumgarner Cabernet Sauvignon
• A few winemakers in El Dorado County are determined to produce world-class Cabernet Sauvignon and Bumgarner Wines is certainly one of them. The 2005 Bumgarner Cabernet Sauvignon is an outstanding example of a soft, complex Cabernet Sauvignon. It is intense and full of dark cherry and cocoa aroma and drinks like it is much older. The tannins are smooth and the finish leaves you begging for another sip, and this classic pairs well with any choice cut of beef. The Bumgarner 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon was handmade in a very small batch, with the bottle bearing the fingerprints of the winemaker Brian Bumgarner.

This easiest way to find their wines is direct from bumgarnerwines.com, as this is a brand new label. Share this find with your friends who only drink Cabernet from Napa and watch them become believers in the Sierra Foothills!
Russell Reyes
Russell is a freelance writer who hosts monthly Dolce Vino Wine University in Cameron Park.
His blog is foothillwinereview.com.

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