2006 Oriel Midnight Rambler

Rutherford, USA


Wine Spectator: 88 pts

Name Story

Midnight Rambler is named for our winemaker who walks the vineyards the night of the harvest, checking the grapes for perfect ripeness.


Gerry Rowland

Vineyards | Winemaking

Low-yielding clay, loam and gravel soils from the famed Rutherford bench north of Oakville, California. Cold soak and extended maceration. Aged in Hungarian, French and American oak barrels (70% new).


100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Picked: October 27, 2006.

Tasting Notes

Aroma: Wild berry, boysenberry and violet. Taste: Ripe cherry, plum and spice with a hint of Rutherford dust.

Drink by Date

Now through 2013.

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Bottle: 750ml