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Herzog Special Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley

Herzog Special Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: This wine comes from Sonoma County’s pristine Alexander Valley, where Cabernet is a bit leaner, with tighter structure than those from neighboring Napa Valley. It is, nonetheless, a rich, full-bodies wine that pairs perfectly with rich foods. Look for complex black cherry, anise, herb, and chocolate.

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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