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Fagan Creek Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Fagan Creek Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $18.99 per bottle

Description: The select grapes were hand harvested and sorted and carefully made into wine. After the fermentation was complete, the wine was put into 60 gallon French and American barrels to age. The careful selection of Oak really comes out in this full-bodied wine. The 2000 FAGAN CREEK Cabernet Sauvignon is very representative of a powerful Napa Valley Cabernet. It is the kind of wine that you can enjoy without spending a fortune to do so! We hope you enjoy it!

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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