Brander

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

9.011 ratings
8.51 pro ratings
Santa Ynez Valley, Central Coast, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Michael Larner

Very nice Cab Sauv from our valley. Crushed rock, pepper spice, slight meat. Smooth taste and not overly astringent. Quite a bit of sediment.

Very nice Cab Sauv from our valley. Crushed rock, pepper spice, slight meat. Smooth taste and not overly astringent. Quite a bit of sediment.

Jun 16th, 2014
Mike Leach

Lots of dark cherry’ nice acid & soft tannins. Of course it was 8 yrs old.

Lots of dark cherry’ nice acid & soft tannins. Of course it was 8 yrs old.

Oct 3rd, 2018
Alton Komori

2012-tried at winery, bought two; licorice bouquet, light body for a cab, tart, medium finish.

2012-tried at winery, bought two; licorice bouquet, light body for a cab, tart, medium finish.

May 4th, 2015
Michael Lee

Very nice wine to have with good friends. Soft with a hint of tannins after it opens up

Very nice wine to have with good friends. Soft with a hint of tannins after it opens up

Dec 26th, 2014
Brandon Boesch

Over the hill, but still a little life left. Very vegetal.

Over the hill, but still a little life left. Very vegetal.

Nov 15th, 2014
Robin Snider

Actually...pretty good

Actually...pretty good

Dec 16th, 2014
Shruti Patel

Best barrels used

Best barrels used

Jan 6th, 2014
Rich Friedland

Rich had this 2 years ago

Rich had this 2 years ago

Mar 13th, 2019
Peggy Hadley

Peggy had this 2 years ago

Peggy had this 2 years ago

Feb 25th, 2019
Catherine Deeken

Catherine had this 2 years ago

Catherine had this 2 years ago

Nov 6th, 2018