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Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $39.00 per bottle

Description: Sweet dried currant, milk chocolate, vanilla, cherry, blackberry, black olive and a hint of black pepper are revealed in the nose. The mid-palate is marked by sweet black cherry, berries and a delicate toasty character. This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a long, toasty finish accented by vanilla, cocoa, and red and black fruits. Enjoy now or cellar for ten years.

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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