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Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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

Description: And now, the 2002 Cab. A deep ruby hue announces something serious is going on and invites you in to discover the classic cassis, berry, and exotic baking spice aromas. The toasty oak notes entice you. Eventually you’ll get to tasting the wine and experience the sweet mouth that definitely scores high on the pleasure scale. Here are some words that came to my mind: seamless, lush, smooth, pure. Lively. Racy. Better than the 2001?

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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