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Jones Family Cabernet - Wine Details

Description: ones Family Cabernet - 2000 Winemaker Notes - "The 2000 Cabernet is a big, fully ripe, dark wine made from the Jones Estate Vineyards in the eastern Napa Valley hills between Saint Helena and Calistoga. The nose has such purity of fruit that is difficult to attain. Deep cassis, black cherry and ripe berry dominate the aromas which lead to a similar flavor profile. The wine is very round and lush in the mouth with just slightly dusty tannins. Even though very young at this tasting, the wine is so approachable, drinkable and enjoyable right now. It has silky softness in the mouth and yet has powerful flavors at the same time. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did making 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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