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Brochelle Cabernet Sauvignon - Napa Valley

Brochelle Cabernet Sauvignon - Napa Valley Wine Details

Description: The 2004 Cabernet crop was scarce in terms of quantity, but it certainly made up for it in terms of quality. This wine can be characterized as an impeccable example of balance and concentration that will please the most discriminating of Cabernet aficionados. This vintage is ultra rich and concentrated comprising a multitude of layers of blackberries, raspberries and vanilla. You will also discover nuances of fresh sage, cinnamon toast , subtle hints of brown sugar and a rich cherry finish. This is a big, gorgeous wine with perfectly integrated tannins that you will be able to enjoy now or cellared for future enjoyment. 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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