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Pianetta Estate Bottled Shiraz-Cabernet

Pianetta Estate Bottled Shiraz-Cabernet Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: The 2003 Shiraz Cabernet has a fresh flavor which has been suggested as good for people who transition from white to red wines. The blend is 90% Shiraz with 10% Cabernet for a lighter wine with lively fruit taste and spicy flavor. Total Cases Produced: 486 14.5% alcohol

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.
Alternate name for the french Syrah clone grape grown in Australia and responsible for very big red wines that are not quite as intense in flavor as the french Rhone versions.


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