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Imagery Cabernet Sauvignon, Ash Creek Vineyard, Alexander Valley

Imagery Cabernet Sauvignon, Ash Creek Vineyard, Alexander Valley Wine Details
Price: $55.00 per bottle

Description: Cabernets from this vineyard are generous in both flavor and texture. The 2002 is an unusually supple wine and very ripe in style, with mouth-filling richness and flavors ranging from cedar and leather, to cassis and blackberry.

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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