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Bugay Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Bugay Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $59.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2003 release is a combination of clone 15 and clone 337 hand selected from the estate vineyards. Due to the ultra steep hillsides and rocky volcanic earth, the vines naturally crop to approximately 2 tons per acre creating a luscious, complex concentration of fruit. The aroma of this wine reveals cassis and plum with subtle layers of forest mushroom, anise and spice. This wine is full and structured with wonderful dark berry, black plum and mineral notes. Aged in only the finest French oak barrels, it is luscious from the beginning to its long vanilla, dark chocolate finish. While approachable now, it will age elegantly for many years.

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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