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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Wine Details

Description: Our reserve cabernet was produced from grapes grown on a pristine vineyard on West Dry Creek Road and aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels. It has a deep red color, with the primary taste being black currant and cherry, marked with herb, sage, and vegetal flavor. Cab goes well with beef and lamb especially when cooked with herbs and is a great match for brie, cheddar cheese, and chocolate.

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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