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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $50.00 per bottle

Description: Our 1999 Elan Vineyards Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon is a stunning vintage, it is the perfect marriage of meticulous winemaking and mountain grown fruit. Smooth and rich with a wide spectrum of currant, ripe black cherries, toasted chestnuts, sage and anise flavors. Full on the palate with plenty of varietal extract, it is remarkably refined and complex on the finish. Case production 880. Limit six (6) bottles per order.

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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