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Easton Cabernet Sauvignon, California

Easton Cabernet Sauvignon, California Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: This is the first release of a popularly-priced California Cabernet Sauvignon. This 2000 has full blackberry -cassis fruit flavors and wonderful cedary spices with a nice touch of oak. It has beautiful balance and a sumptuous, juicy mouthfeel. This vintage is made from selected lots from our estate Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard that did not fit into our final 2000 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon bottling blend. We aged the wine for 20 months in French oak barrels and it is bottled unfiltered. We think you will enjoy this Cabernet and the value it represents.

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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