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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Our Cabernet Sauvignon is built to age. It is always a winemakers dilemma whether to make it drinkable now or a little more structured for increased ageability, as ours is. We were very pleased to have our 2003 vintage chosen as "Best BC Cabernet Sauvignon" recently. This wine display’s lots of mint, bell pepper and cassis fruit characters. It is best enjoyed with a huge charbroiled Alberta steak! Our reds are unfined and unfiltered to retain maximum flavours and may develop a harmless deposit with time. We recommend standing the bottle upright, then decanting aged wines at least 2 hours prior to enjoying.

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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