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Taylor Cabernet Sauvignon

Taylor Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $38.00 per bottle

Description: Kerry Damskey is a graduate of Cal-Davis, is one of the most respected winemakers in the Napa-Sonoma area. Kerry has specialized in small lot wine production over the course of his 28-year career, and is known for his abilities to find the best vineyards for each grape variety, to develop innovative fermentation methods for small lot winemaking, and to taste grapes and wines with a most discriminating palate throughout the winemaking process.

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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