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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $50.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon has been crafted from reserved blocks of our finest estate fruit and utilized a touch less new oak (95 percent total) while incorporating more Petit Verdot for depth and complexity. The result is a wine that fuses the power and richness for which the Rutherford region is known, with an inviting velvety texture. From its fragrant aromatics of sweet fruit and dusty sage to its beautiful dark berry flavors and signature notes of terroir-inspired earthiness, this generously structured wine expresses itself in nuanced layers. Aged for almost two years in French oak, and additionally aged for over a year in bottle, it delivers engaging acidity, firm tannins and a plush finish.

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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