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Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of wines made from grapes grown in the Diamond Mountain and Oakville appellations. The intensity of the hillside fruit and the elegance of the valley floor fruit yields a robust wine of massive proportion. Inky dark ruby in color, with notes of blackberry and cassis in the nose, the wine has huge ripe fruit and is mouth filling with a long broad finish.

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.
One of the older varieties. Clean, fruity, delicious wine, best with a sweet finish. A very popular wine. The fresh juice is reminiscent of pineapple.


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