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Cabernet Sauvignon - Paso Robles

Cabernet Sauvignon - Paso Robles Wine Details
Price: $46.00 per bottle

Description: Full body, lots of tannins and a full 18 months in oak barrels make this wine the most powerful red in the lot. This wine will age for ten more years, but it is very pleasant in its early stage of life. Be gentle and patient with it: decant and allow a few hours before drinking. Pairs well with red meat, rack of lamb and roast pork, and is excellent with beef tenderloin and sautéed wild mushrooms.

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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