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Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon

Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $65.00 per bottle

Description: The 2002 Kathryn Hall certainly retains the muscular structure we’ve come to expect from the vineyard, yet comes across much broader and a bit more expansive than the 2001. The fruit is both brawny and lush, remarkably expressive and clearly delineated. Expect a massive wall of deep, plummy fruit matched by generous floral and earthy aromatics, exotic spice, tea and notes of rich, toasted oak. This is indeed a powerful, profound Cabernet that reflects its mountain-grown origins. This wine is drinking so beautifully right now, we would be foolish to suggest laying it aside in the cellar, but for those of you who prefer to defer your gratification, our 2002 will continue to evolve quite nicely over the next 3-10 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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