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Cabernet Sauvignon Doval Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon Doval Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $13.00 per bottle

Description: The inaugural release of Doval Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is a limited production wine created by selecting only the best barrels among the three different lots from this vineyard on the Wahluke Slope. This wine displays a nice ruby color of medium depth. The nose is very powerful and forward with vibrant aromas of ripe berries, cotton candy and a touch of leather and toasty oak. The soft and well-balanced palate shows some vanilla and black cherry flavors with smooth velvety tannins and a nice finish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder. This Cabernet Sauvignon is very enjoyable upon release but it will improve with aging or simply decant it to enjoy now.

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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