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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $12.99 per bottle

Description: This wine was aged 24 months in new French oak barrels. It is unfined and unfiltered. It abounds with aromatic notes of black cherry, plum, chocolate and cassis. A parallel accomplishment of tannin and fruit, this beautifully balanced wine is ready to drink, but will continue to improve for another decade. Please allow 30 minutes of breathing time before drinking to really appreciate the complexity of this 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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