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Husic Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Husic Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $95.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon is the product of a near perfect growing season combined with hands-on viticulture and consummate winemaking. Extended hang time through the end of September meant the grapes were picked at optimal maturity, resulting in a deep ruby red color and extracted fruit flavors. The nose is filled with big, rich aromas of fresh black raspberries, cinnamon and anise layered with hints of warm vanilla and sweet toasty oak. The silky, almost downy, texture at entry explodes with ripe berry and vanilla, leading to bright red currant, raspberry and pomegranate flavors. Velvet tannins balance complex fruits and subdued anise character through a long, supple finish. This wine is lush and mouth filling now, but its broad, well-defined structure indicates it will age beautifully for many years to come.

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.
Recent crossing of Riesling and Sylvaner grape with the Muller-Thurgau. Widely grown in the Mosel-Saar-Ruwer region of Germany and used for blending purposes in the white wines of the region.


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