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Dry Creek Cabernet

Dry Creek Cabernet Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: An elegant Cabernet Sauvignon, showing concentrated cassis with blackberry bramble, black currant and mint flavors that are typical of the Dry Creek Valley. Hints of chocolate, tobacco and cedar cover the mid palate, leading to a long silky finish. Its fruit is from both the valley’s sunny eastern slope and protected western slope, offering structure with a nice lingering 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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