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Napa Wine Company, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Napa Wine Company, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: Keeping to this philosophy, the 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon received French oak barrel aging to provide the wine with a rich, supple mouth feel and a hint of toastiness. The wine delivers concentrated fruit providing layer after layer of intense fruit flavors of blackberry and black cherry with a blending of a caramel essence and a beautiful spice intensity.

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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