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Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: Before you have a chance to notice the color, this wine hits you with fragrant boysenberry and smoky chocolate notes. The dense royal-magenta color leads to the plush palate and layers of ripe dark berries, plum, and crem de cassis with hints of espresso, mocha and dusty valhrona chocolate. Fine integrated tannins give grip to the finish while deep flavors leave a lasting impression of complexity and finesse.

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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