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Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon

Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Wine Details
Price: $125.00 per bottle

Description: Robert Mondavi 2003 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve unfolds in deep, intense dark fruit character, with mineral, violet and earthy truffle complexity. The wine is powerful yet elegant, with beautifully integrated firm, muscular tannins that promise long aging potential.

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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