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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: With the release of our 04 Cab, we are continuing with the change that we made with the 03 vintage: the wine being 100% Alexander Valley appellation and 100% estate grown. Juicy intense currant flavors and aromas dominate the flavor profile of this offering. While undeniably fruit forward, there is an unexpected level of complexity that promises that this wine that will only improve over the next 5-10 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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