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“Random Ridge Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

“Random Ridge Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $50.00 per bottle

Description: This amazing vineyard sits 2400 feet up on Mount Veeder on the west side of Napa Valley. It is the second highest vineyard on Mount Veeder in fact. The vineyard yields very few grapes…something in the neighborhood of 1 to 1.5 tons per acre. But you’d never mistake any of the grapes for anything but mountain grown fruit. This is a bold, intense Cabernet with deep red currant flavors with a briary edge, gripping tannins and a density to the flavors that remind us of a dark hole. The richness just keeps going and going. We only made a scant 125 cases.

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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