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Coyote Creek Red Wine

Coyote Creek Red Wine Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: Coyote Creek is a small, year-round waterway that gently flows through Indian Rock vineyards, and on into the Stanislaus River. In the 1880’s, Ethyl Adams, a previous owner of our ranch, prohibited gold seekers from dredging along her portion of the creek, thereby preserving the pristine beauty of the property. Our affordable, delicious 2003 Coyote Creek red wine honors her efforts. Made from locally grown Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Verdot, this wine offers oodles of cherry and blueberry fruit, and is rich, complex and soft. Packaged in an easy to open, twist top bottle, this juicy red is a tremendous value.

Varietal Definition
Petit Verdot:
Petite Verdot is one of the five noble Bordeaux varietals, essentially acting as the nuts and bolts in most Bordeaux blends. With intense color and racy flavors, this wine possesses elements of pencil shavings, dark fruit presentation and a subtle complexity, which can be appreciated by even the most discerning palate.
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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