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Estate Grown Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Estate Grown Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $85.00 per bottle

Description: This Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon is a robust and full-bodied wine with heavily structured tannins, ripe fruit and integrated oak that indicate tremendous aging potential. The aroma is dense and lush with raspberry, blackberry and cassis accented by vanilla, caramel, mint and cooking spices. The flavors are layered with black currant, black cherry, milk chocolate and creamy oak followed by a long, fantastic finish.

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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