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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $13.00 per bottle

Description: A robust, full-bodied dry red aged 10 months in American oak barrels. Balanced nicely with dark fruit and chocolate flavors. The grapes are custom grown for us in California. When we receive the fruit, we crush the berries right away and the long, warm fermentation on the skins begins. The fermentation lasts about 12 days and then we transfer the wine to our American oak barrels. Enjoy this full-bodied red at room temperature with hearty meats or chocolate desserts.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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