The California Wine Club Review

Aged Cabernet Series Wine Club Review

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All-Around Wine Club Rating:

This Wine Club is rated 4.5 stars
  • Satisfaction Guarantee:

    This Wine Club is rated 5 stars
  • Wine Quality:

    This Wine Club is rated 4 stars
  • Price of Wine:

    This Wine Club is rated 4 stars
  • Discount Opportunities:

    This Wine Club is rated 3.5 stars
  • Convenience:

    This Wine Club is rated 4 stars
  • Personalization:

    This Wine Club is rated 3 stars
  • Gift-worthiness:

    This Wine Club is rated 5 stars
  • Customer Service Record:

    This Wine Club is rated 5 stars
  • Curation Process:

    This Wine Club is rated 5 stars
  • Uniqueness of the Club:

    This Wine Club is rated 4 stars
  • Educational Materials:

    This Wine Club is rated 4 stars

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Summary

There's a bit of a trend developing among wine collectors where aged wine has become a major theme. This Aged Cabernet wine club is unusual and ought to satisfy Cali Cab lovers everywhere.

What We Like

We like that they bring you a variety of aged Cabernets, at different levels of quality from exceptional to rarified. While your monthly shipment price will vary, so will the different terroirs and winemaker expression of the king of all varietals.

Improvements

While we get the sense that you'll always pay a fair price for the wines you're being sent, the price range offered and lack of clear proclamation of that fact makes just a teeny bit nervous.

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  • Shipping is included
  • Save $15 on 3 months, $42 on 6 months, $72 on 9 months, and $132 on 12 months

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While Cabernet Sauvignon wine clubs abound, there aren’t really any that focus on Aged Cabernet, other than this one of course. If you really enjoy Cabernet but haven’t had much experience with aged wines, this is an incredible way to discover how aging helps relax the tannins and depth of flavors more subtle and sophisticated than what you’re used to in the younger fruit-forward wines you normally drink.

All of that said, when you visit their reorder page you’ll see that many of these wines RETAIL around $50 but you’re being asked to pay anywhere from $75 to $120 per bottle. We’re guessing you get one ultra premium aged Cabernet and one high-quality aged Cabernet in each shipment (most of the time).

Last Updated: 10/7/2010

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Aged Cabernet is the ultimate reward of fine viticulture, deft winemaking and years of patience.

Wine Club Deliveries Include:
Two bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon aged 8 to 12 years, detailed tasting notes and 3-Day Air delivery.

Wine Club shipment costs average $150 to $235 per shipment, and you may schedule your deliveries monthly, every other month or quarterly.

Although youthful Cabernet has its charm, with is big, bold fruit flavors and mighty tannins, the greatest winemaker of all crafts fine Cabernet: time. Years in the cellar transform a finely made, boisterous young Cabernet into a magical mix of rich texture, multi-layered flavor and complex nuances of oak and tannin. The fruit-forward aromas soften, a more complex nose develops and stringent tannins are tamed and replaced by a rounder mouthfeel.

With the Aged Cabernet Series, we bring you premium Napa Valley Cabernets aged 8 to 12 years from top producers like:

  • Joseph Phelps Vineyards
  • Jordan Vineyards
  • Neibaum-Coppola
  • Heitz Wine Cellars
  • Clos du Val...and many more!

Our Wine Club Guarantee:
Every wine comes with our 100% guarantee.

Save on Your Favorite Wine Of The Month Club Selections:
Members can reorder their favorites at a discounted price, however due to the extremely limited availability of the Aged Cabernet Series wines, we must limit 6 wines per vintage per customer.

Easy to Join:
Stay for as long as you like! Most wine of the month club customers keep a credit card on file which we bill each month, right before shipping. There are no joining fees and you may cancel your wine club membership anytime.

Last Updated: 10/7/2010

 

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