SOURCE: Andrew Lane Wines

June 23, 2006 10:00 ET

Andrew Lane 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Redefines Traditional Napa Cab

New Wine Showcases Bountiful Fruit and Restrained Oak Style

NAPA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 23, 2006 -- Andrew Lane, a purveyor of eclectic, fun, and award-winning wine, serves up its new 2002 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

This unique Cabernet offers a bounty of lush fruit and roses and is available today for under $17 MSRP.

Andrew Lane's 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon showcases more fruit ripeness than traditional Napa Cabs. Its hue is deep ruby in color with aromas of bing cherries, strawberries, red roses, cacao and a slight hint of cedar. On the palate, the '02 cab shows its true colors. A thick mouthfeel delivers fresh flavors of berries and plum with lush, soft tannins and a delicious finish that leaves you wanting more.

"We are always finding ways to deliver a unique experience, and this time we re-imagined the traditional Napa cab as a delicious fruit bomb," said Andrew Dickson, owner/winemaker, Andrew Lane Wines. "The 2002 Napa Cabernet is straightforward, luscious and fruity. We allow the varietal to showcase its bright fruit while embracing a restrained-oak style."

Food Pairings

This special Cabernet enhances the flavors of almost every meal, and is especially delectable with BBQs, picnics, pastas and Asian fare. Enjoy a glass of Andrew Lane cab with rosemary ginger salmon glazed over an open fire; toast your friends with pan seared pork chops coated in a wine, garlic and butter sauce; grill your favorite vegetables in olive oil and Kosher salt; grab a glass and fire-up the grill for teriyaki skirt steak; or host a picnic at your favorite spot and set out an assortment of artisan cheeses.

About Andrew Lane Wines

Andrew Lane Winery is a family-run, award-winning winery located in St. Helena, Napa Valley.

Andrew Lane Wines was originally founded by David Dickson in 1978 and named after his two sons, Andrew and Lane. In 1983, Dickson won "best in show" honors as well as a blue ribbon for his Sauvignon Blanc at the prestigious Napa Town and Country Fair.

In 2001, Andrew Dickson drove the release of Andrew Lane's first commercially available wine. Today, Andrew Lane wines are sold in top wine stores around the country and are also available in some of the finest restaurants in the world.

For more information, please visit www.andrewlanewines.com.

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