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Cabernet Sauvignon - Washington State

Cabernet Sauvignon - Washington State Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: A deep, inky purple color with enticing sweet black cherry, black pepper and cassis fruit balancing complex vanilla spice and toasty aromas. This bold, structured wine with concentrated black cherry and cassis flavors is balanced by sweet oak, spice, and a hint of cedar for a rich, round mouth feel and a lingering finish.

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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