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Brochelle Cabernet Sauvignon - Foothill Series

Brochelle Cabernet Sauvignon - Foothill Series Wine Details

Description: This wine has no identity crisis due to the fact that it’s solid character is built straight from the nuances provided by the rich, red volcanic soils of the Sierra Foothills in Calaveras County, CA. The 2004 is a lovely and elegant wine that displays an ethereal rose petal essence on the nose, and bright, clean, structured fruit throughout. You will find an abundance of black cherries, currants, cassis and a hint of spiced herb tea on the finish. The Foothills Cabernet is such an easy, enjoyable wine to drink and it pairs expertly with every cuisine. Drink now and until 2020.

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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