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Stratford Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley

Stratford Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: The wine’s aromas are keynoted by classic blackberry and cassis fruit, enhanced by harmonious notes of mocha, licorice, elegant oak, and a bit of mint. It is wonderfully striking without being overbearing or monolithic. On the palate, it is rich with exotic spice notes of nutmeg and clove, along with lusciously ripe but fresh cherry and cassis.

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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