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Poetry Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap District

Poetry Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap District Wine Details
Price: $100.00 per bottle

Description: This big, powerful yet velvety-smooth wine presents a fragrant nose bursting with blackberry and cherry liquor and enlivened by notes of allspice, clove and star anise. On the palate it offers a voluptuous, viscous, exceptionally smooth interplay of spicy black fruit joined by red currant and blueberry. The fruit and spice carry through a soft, lingering finish enhanced by refined cocoa tannins.

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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