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Winston Hill Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

Winston Hill Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $100.00 per bottle

Description: The 2001 Winston Hill is a rich and generous young wine. Stylishly layered aromas of blackberry, dark chocolate, smoky oak, and cigar box lead to flavors of concentrated, juicy dark fruits and mocha that surround the core of silky, velvety tannins and long persistent finish. While drinking well now, this wine will evolve with an additional 7-10 years cellaring.

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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