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Cabernet Sauvignon Hollister

Cabernet Sauvignon Hollister Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: This wine is nicknamed "Hillbrook" after the school located in Los Gatos. Several students and their families helped to pick and ferment this wine as part of a school project. These hot weather grapes produce a cab with distinct vegetal characteristics. This wine would be great paired with hearty dishes, meat sauces, and barbecue.

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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