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1995 ELJ Cabernet Sauvignon

1995 ELJ Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: This wine is one of the nicest Cabernets we have produced. It comes from one acre. We have named this vineyard after Tom's mother, Erma Louise Johnson (ELJ). We have no wires and we keep the production down low so that the quality is high. It is a heavy bodied cab with a lot of potential for aging and very drinkable now. That is the beauty of Alexander Valley Cabernets.

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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