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Cabernet Sauvignon - Alexander Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon - Alexander Valley Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon is friendly and quite approachable with all of the aromas and flavors that are characteristic of a classic Cabernet Sauvignon. Black currant, black cherry and plum are softened by a discernable vanilla flavor fashioned from ageing in American oak. The Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon boasts a graceful texture and a polished 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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