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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $125.00 per bottle

Description: The 2001 Pillar Rock Cabernet Sauvignon is a great wine. In my 30+ years of winemaking, I have rarely seen grapes as perfect in both flavor and condition. There were virtually no grapes with any kind of defect. This was a wonderful start for a great vintage. The wine has all of the hallmarks of Stags Leap District and perfect grapes…elegant flavors and a beautiful complex nose. It is just gorgeous and will certainly age wonderfully for decades. This wine is a wow!

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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