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Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: A fully saturated color of deep ruby-purple is followed by bright aromas of juicy, fresh cherries and spice, which darken to show licorice, sweet blackberries and dark chocolate. The palate is powerful and rich in its deep black fruit character, offset by complex notes of minerals and dried herb. A pure core of cassis liqueur, wild berries and roasted coffee leads to a broad palate, which is balanced by dark, sweet tannins and a long, cedary finish.

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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