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Miste Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon

Miste Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $65.00 per bottle

Description: Our proprietary "Miste valley" blend clearly showcases the depth of the 2001 vintage, which was marked by a long, nearly ideal growing season. The wine shows great depth of color, richness and subtlety of flavor. In the glass, aromas of super-ripe rasberry, plum and orange liquer emerge. On the palate, the wine shows great balance, delicacy, and nuance of flavor. The ripe fruit character is enhanced by notes of baking spices and exotic woods. The texture is round and polished, and all of these great notes linger on the finish. We aged our Miste Valley for approximately 20 months in new French and American Oak. Although this wine is very accessible now it should cellar beautifully for 8-12 years.

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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