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Laurel Glen Estate Cabernet, Sonoma Mountain

Laurel Glen Estate Cabernet, Sonoma Mountain Wine Details
Price: $50.00 per bottle

Description: 2001 Laurel Glen is typically violet black to the rim, aromatic with dark fruits and spices, with a deep intensity buttressed with a breadth not found in earlier Laurel Glen vintages. This is a very special wine from a very special vintage.

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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