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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: The 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon strives for complexity and delivers elegance. It is sleek, weaving together a range of flavors from currant and blackberry to herb, coffee and tobacco. Polished tannins make this wine approachable now and for years to come. THis wine was aged for 28 months in 50% new and 50% used French Oak barrels. Harvested October 19-24, 2001.

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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