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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $47.00 per bottle

Description: 2002 marks the Ten Year Anniversary of Elan Vineyards hand crafting elegant Cabernet Sauvignon from their Atlas Peak estate. You will find our 2002 vintage offers rich aromas of blueberry, ripe raspberry and black currants, interlaced with coffee, creamy oak and anise. On the palate, a velvety mouth feel with a seductive core of ripe berries and hints of lavender and herbes de provence leads to a long, elegant finish. Enjoy now, or allow to age effortlessly for a minumum of twelve years. Case production 990. 92 points - Wine Enthusiast

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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