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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: Gold- LA County Fair Limited Production Gold- El Dorado County Fair Silver- California State Fair Silver- San Francisco International Wine Competition Silver- Calaveras County Fair Silver- Amador County Fair Bronze- LA County Fair This is a classic full-bodied cabernet with sarsaparilla, tobacco, black tea, black currents and earthy undertone aromas. Taste the black cherry, cedar, green olive and blackberry jam. This wine is drinking well now, and will only get better with age.

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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