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Chateau Souverain

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At Souverain, our goal is to make authentic wines that are the best expression of each varietal and Alexander Valley. We believe our consumers deserve to drink great wine every night, so our wines are exceptional & attainable. Our love affair with producing wines has stretched back over 60 years and during that time our award winning wines have received numerous accolades and praise from the wine press.
Geyserville, CA
Phone: (888) 809-4637
Website: http://www.souverain.com
Appellation: Alexander Valley
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2006 Viognier
Sonoma County

The Souverain Viognier is pale straw in color with fragrant aromas of jasmine, honeysuckle and peach. The palate of this classic Rhone varietal offers delicate flavors of mandarin ... moreorange and ginger together with a hint of white peach that linger through the long, spicy finish.

$28.00  
Sauvignon Blanc
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2006 Sauvignon Blanc
Alexander Valley

Rated 88! Wine Spectator :: Passion fruit, mango, pineapple and jalapeño flavors are bright and tangy, with crisp acidity and ripe tropical fruit flavors. There’s good intens ... moreity to the flavors, with a long, lingering finish.

$15.00  
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Chardonnay
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2006 Chardonnay
Alexander Valley

Peach, pear and pineapple fill the nose of this Chardonnay. On the palate the wine is creamy and round with luscious flavors of lemon and pear that harmonize with notes of vanilla ... morebean and spice. The wine has bright acidity and long, lingering finish.

$17.00  
Chardonnay
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2005 Winemaker’s Reserve Chardonnay
Russian River

Rich gold in color, the 2005 Winemaker's Reserve Chardonnay offers fresh aromas of honeycomb, mango, dried apricot and hazelnut. On the palate, refined flavors of crisp pear, vanil ... morela bean, spiced caramel apple and lively acidity are rounded by ample texture, dimension and gorgeous viscosity. The wine has a full-bodied, creamy finish.

$30.00  
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Merlot
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2005 Merlot
Alexander Valley

Deep ruby in color, this concentrated Alexander Valley Merlot offers classic aromas of ripe black plum, blueberry and currant. The core of vibrant fruit balances nicely with the so ... moreft, round tannins creating a lush and juicy mouthfeel. Notes of cinnamon and nutmeg, which come from aging in oak barrels, meld nicely with the rich fruit and lead to a long, velvety finish.

$18.00  
Merlot
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2004 Winemaker's Reserve Merlot
Alexander Valley

Dark brick-red in hue, this 2004 Alexander Valley Winemaker's Reserve Merlot opens with appealing aromas of dark plum, blackcurrant, black cherry and mocha. Notes of black plum, cl ... moreove, vanilla bean and roasted coffee linger through the mid-palate. Sourced exclusively from Trentadue Vineyard in the center of Alexander Valley, this rich, mouthfilling Merlot is impeccably balanced with supple tannins, good acidity and a velvety texture. The wine has a long, lingering finish.

$35.00  
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2002 Winemaker's Reserve Merlot
Alexander Valley

Dark brick-red in hue, this 2002 Alexander Valley Winemaker's Reserve Merlot is especially appealing with notes of blueberry, black plum and cola punctuated by ethereal aromatics o ... moref bay laurel, cedar chest and complex brown baking spices. With the first sip, plum, cassis and blackberry fruit evoke subtle undertones of toast, mint and brown sugar that linger through the mid-palate. Brown spices including clove, nutmeg and cinnamon combine with exceptionally fine grained tannins to create a texturally long and lingering finish.

$31.50  
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2005 Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley

Rich aromatics of roasted coffee, black and red fruit on the nose lead to flavors of black cherry, black plum and blackberry on the palate. The high percentage of Cabernet Sauvigno ... moren creates dark, brooding yet structured tannins along with subtle layers of vanilla, bittersweet chocolate and baking spices. This balanced wine offers a well-structured mouthfeel that contributes to a long, toasty oak finish. This Cabernet Sauvignon is a wonderful introduction to Alexander Valley.

$22.00  
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2003 Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley

Beautiful ruby color, aromatics of black cherry, plum and currant as well as an opulent, accessible mouth feel for which we are known. The combination of two types of oak has also ... morelayered subtle nuances of vanilla, fresh roast coffee, and brown spices. This balanced wine offers a well-structured mouthfeel and soft fine-grained, supple tannins that contribute to a long toasty oak finish. This Cab is round, balanced and inviting.

$19.80  
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2002 Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley

Big, dark, ruby-purple in color, the 2002 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon offers rich aromas of black plum, black cherry and freshly sliced vanilla bean on the nose with punctu ... moreation of earthy forest floor. A classic Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2002 has flavors of plush, concentrated fruit, including ripe black cherry, cassis, black currant and bittersweet chocolate with aromatics of freshly ground coffee, cedar and spice on the finish. This balanced wine offers a well structured mouthfeel that is round and inviting.

$120.00  
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Cabernet Sauvignon
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2002 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley

Dark ruby in color with glints of deep purple hues. Abundant aromas of black cherry, plum, and with spicy elements that include vanilla bean, black pepper and cedar. This 2002 vint ... moreage exudes classic character indicative of Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. It evokes a layered, balanced amalgam of blackberry, black olive, coffee, cedar and spice punctuated by subtle notes of cassis and chocolate. In the finish, the wine boasts sturdy yet resolved toasty oak tannins. Age-worthy and complex.

$35.00  
Cabernet Sauvignon
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2003 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley

The 2003 Alexander Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon offers classic Cabernet aromatics of black cherry, plum and currant as well as the opulent structure for which Souverain is know ... moren. The time spent aging in oak offers layered nuances of vanilla, fresh roast coffee, nutmeg and clove. This balanced Cabernet Sauvignon is well-structured with fine-grained tannins that lead to a long, powerful finish. This Cabernet Sauvignon is round, balanced and inviting.

$35.00  
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2004 Cabernet Sauvignon
Stuhlmuller Vineyard

The Stuhlmuller Vineyard, from which this wine takes its name, is located in the southern reaches of the Alexander Valley and consistently yields classic Cabernet Sauvignon. From f ... moreirst glance, its black-purple color captivates and draws you toward the incredible aromas of boysenberry fruit, wild blackberry and cassis. Notes of plum soon emerge with a dance of chocolate ganache, toast and vanilla. On the palate, the texture is chewy and concentrated with all the classic elements we have come to know and love in a great Cabernet Sauvignon, especially from the Stuhlmuller Vineyard: sumptuously soft tannins and a finish that lingers on and on.

$50.00  
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2001 Cabernet Sauvignon
Stuhlmuller Vineyard

Dense purple in color, this vineyard designated Cabernet Sauvignon offers a distinct aroma of boysenberry fruit, which is characteristic of the Stuhlmuller Vineyard. Wild blackberr ... morey, cassis and black plum commingle with the boysenberry on the palate as pleasing notes of bittersweet chocolate dance with nuances of toast, vanilla, and spices from the 100 percent French oak. Rich, chewy tannins and a concentrated extract add to the complexity of this wine creating a long, supple finish with fruit to the end. This vineyard is located in the southern part of Alexander Valley and consistently yields classic Cabernet Sauvignon with black fruit and great accessibility in the near term, while also aging gracefully.

$50.00  
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2000 Cabernet Sauvignon
Stuhlmuller Vineyard

Dense purple in color, this vineyard designated Cabernet Sauvignon offers a distinct aroma of boysenberry fruit, which is characteristic of the Stuhlmuller Vineyard. Wild blackberr ... morey, cassis and black plum commingle with the boysenberry on the palate as pleasing notes of bittersweet chocolate dance with nuances of toast, vanilla, and spices from the 100 percent French oak. Rich, chewy tannins and a concentrated extract add to the complexity of this wine creating a long, supple finish with fruit to the end. This vineyard is located in the southern part of Alexander Valley and consistently yields classic Cabernet Sauvignon with black fruit and great accessibility in the near term, while also aging gracefully.

$50.00  
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1999 Cabernet Sauvignon
Stuhlmuller Vineyard

This single vineyard designated wine shows a beautiful deep ruby red color with a dark purple hue, and offers multi-layered aromas of boysenberry, wild blackberry, chocolate and sw ... moreeet, spicy oak. The rich flavors of concentrated black fruit transfer to the palate in concert with big, ripe tannins. These characteristics are the hallmark of the Alexander Valley appellation and this vineyard in particular, which is located on the western slope of the Russian River at the southern end of the valley. The extended barrel aging in 100 percent French oak adds additional nuances of toast, vanilla, and spices, increasing the complexity and enhancing the wine for many years to come.

$50.00  
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1998 Cabernet Sauvignon
Stuhlmuller Vineyard

This single vineyard designated wine is a beautiful deep garnet color with multi-layered aromas of boysenberry, wild blackberry, chocolate and sweet, spicy oak. The big, ripe tanni ... morens in this wine coat the mouth with rich flavors of concentrated black fruits. These characteristics are the hallmark of the Alexander Valley appellation and this vineyard in particular, which is located on the western slope of the Russian River at the southern end of the valley. The extended barrel aging in 100 percent French oak adds nuances of toast, vanilla, and spices, increasing the complexity and enhancing the wine for many years to come.

$50.00  
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2004 Winemaker's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley

This Cabernet Sauvignon opens with classic aromas of blackberry, black cherry and plum. Notes of anise, vanilla and milk chocolate carry over to the palate and meld with the wild b ... morelackberry and cassis flavors for which Alexander Valley is known. Extended aging in superbly coopered new barrels has integrated the chewy tannins and layered nuances of cedar, espresso, and tobacco. This well-structured Cabernet has incredible fruit density and balance and will age well over the next 10 years, but has plenty of accessible ripeness to enjoy upon release

$40.00  
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2003 Winemaker's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley

Deep Ruby with a purple edge, this reserve reflects the best of the vintage in Alexander Valley. The 2003 is a densely packed Cab which exhibits the typical black cherry, wild blac ... morekberry and cassis for which this appellation is known. The extended aging in superbly coopered new barrels has integrated the thick tannins and layered nuances of vanilla, espresso, baking spices and leather onto the already complex fruit aromas and flavors. This is a muscular Cabernet, typical of the vintage, which will age well over the next 10 years, but has plenty of accessible ripeness to appreciate upon release.

$40.00  

Updated on March 20, 2008

CrazyAboutWine recommends contacting Chateau Souverain at http://www.souverain.com or calling (888) 809-4637 to verify the winery's location.

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