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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $24.00 per bottle

Description: At 120 cases this Cab's brilliantly pure nose literally explodes from the glass and then gets better with time. Textured but not overdone. Here’s a Cabernet with a nose so true and dense that you can barely get inside, but once you do everything is there. Huge, dynamic fruit plays off fine wood notes. A very big, very black wine. It offers wonderful density and concentration, ripe balance, and plummy, mixed red fruits. Elegantly astringent tannins build up and prolong the flavorful, palate-caressing finish. It’s tight now, but for fans of masculine Cabs that still feature a core of fruit, this is terrific stuff. Silver Medal Winner at the 2006 Denver International Wine Competition

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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