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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $16.99 per bottle

Description: In The Glass: The king of our red wines, this Cabernet expresses big flavors of cherry and vanilla. French and Hungarian oak ageing add to the complexity of this wine. Bottle ageing ability - 5-8 years. On The Table: Perfect with a hearty grilled steak or winter stews. Around The Neck: Silver medal winner in the 2004 International Eastern Wine Competition. Bronze medal winner in the 2004 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. Bronze medal winner in the 2004 PA Wine Competition. Silver medal winner in the 2003 PA Wine Competition.

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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