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Cabernet Sauvignon

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: The less than one ton per acre yield is evident by the blue-black color of our tiny 145 case production of this bold, extracted wine. Aromas of violets, blackberry tea, truffles, and tobacco abound before experiencing the flavors of the typical all black fruit from our Pritchard Hill estate vineyard. Black raspberry liqueur, cassis, plums, and bittersweet chocolate fill your mouth, finishing with velvety richness. Twenty minutes of aeration will enhance your appreciation.

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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