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PlumpJack Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

PlumpJack Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: What a flavorful wine - the 2003 Estate Cabernet is definitely a crowd pleaser!! Primary aromas of black cherry, blackberry, chocolate and vanilla are followed by secondary aromas of spice cake, mocha and roasted coffee. On the palate, flavors of black cherry and bakers’ chocolate are framed by toasty oak. The finish is fruit-filled with hints of blackberry pie and smoke, with suave tannins coating the palate. The tannins are round enough to allow for early consumption with decanting, but this wine will age gracefully for the next 5-10 years.

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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