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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $42.00 per bottle

Description: Judd's Hill Cabernet is a sexy, elegant wine. The first impression is all about the fruit; lush and ripe and round. The tannins are soft and integrated but well-structured, allowing Judd's Hill Cabernet to age 10-15 years yet are eminently drinkable upon release. Judd's Hill Cabernet will complement steaks, spicy poultry dishes, cheddar or blue cheese, barbequed ribs and other red meats. Also, we've found this Cabernet Sauvignon to go especially well with Italian-influenced dishes.

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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