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Cabernet Sauvignon-S

Cabernet Sauvignon-S Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: In the 1880s, Serb and Italian families migrated to the North Fork of the Gunnison River in western Colorado to work in the coalmines. They brought many traditions of their homeland, of planting fruit trees and grapevines and making wine for family and friends. Some traditions are too good end! Our Cabernet Sauvignon is traditionally crafted from grapes grown high in the Colorado Rockies. It is unfined and unfiltered, fermented in open vats,and barrel-aged in French oak, making a big, full-flavored wine.

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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