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Cartlidge & Browne Cabernet Sauvignon

Cartlidge & Browne Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $10.00 per bottle

Description: A broader, riper wine than its predecessor, the 2004 Cabernet offers aromas of baked black fruits - especially black cherry, and currant - coffee bean and fragrant sweet tobacco. Its palate is full and expansive; the generosity of the rich cherry/blackberry fruit is nicely framed by the spice and toastiness of oak. A perfect match for grilled red meats and game, it is equally delicious with poultry dishes, stews, and hearty risottos.

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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