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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: A youthful, medium-bodied red wine exhibiting lovely complexity that will only increase with time. The dark garnet colour eludes to the dense, fruit-filled nose of black currants, black berries, and black cherries accompanied by beetroot, spices, tobacco, herbs and rich vanilla. The gripping tannins provide excellent structure and a strong backbone for the highly fruit-driven and complex palate. The finish is lengthy, intricate and dry. A great match for roasts, pasta, lamb, pizza, duck and medium bodied cheeses.

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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