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Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: This lively wine has clean, ripe aromas of cherry and blackberry, with nuances of mint, almond and pepper. Medium-bodied, it has a full spectrum of complex, spicy flavors and finishes soft with a lingering mocha aftertaste. Serve at cellar temperature with medallions of pork tenderloin or with grilled ginger swordfish. Enjoyable now, or cellar-age for two 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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