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2001 PIÑA Cabernet Sauvignon

2001 PIÑA Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $54.00 per bottle

Description: Aromas of briary black fruits, blueberries, black tea, sweet vanilla and dusty spice, following through to an intensely concentrated yet exquisitely balanced palate. Flavors of dark fruits and a mouthful of chewy tannins mingle with Howell Mountain spices and seamlessly integrated French oak, all leading to an intense and lingering finish that promises years of ever-evolving complexity.

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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