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Clifton Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Clifton Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Earthy overtones are overtaken by rich aromas of black cherries, sassafras, and vanilla. This is a graceful Cabernet Sauvignon, one that will charm you with its elegance as opposed to hit you upside the head with a sledgehammer. Velvety tannins and an ultra-long finish make this wine ready for the holiday ham.

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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