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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $150.00 per bottle

Description: Winemaker Mark Herold comments,"Aromas of sweet blackberries, dark cherries and plums leap out of the glass and are interlaced with notes of violets, cinnamon, nutmeg and coca dust.The mouth has a beautiful rounded entry and intense concentration of fruit with a recurrence of dense dark fruits suggested in the aroma-blackberries, ripe cassis and dark plum. Ripe, silky tannins seamlessly support the stucture rendering an elegant, complex wine. This wine is very lively and vibrant on the palate, with ripe full flavors and a distinctly long and lingering finish, a true expression of the estate vineyard from which it is grown.

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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