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Revelations Cabernet Sauvignon - Alexander Valley

Revelations Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon - Alexander Valley Wine Details

Description: Our reserve Cabernet is worthy of its title. We selected the best portions of our vineyards from high atop a ridge in the Mayacama mountain range to make this fabulous wine. Although predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon it is carefully blended with judicious amounts of Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc. As with previous vintages of this wine – it is lush and concentrated with supple tannins, a round mid-palate and a long finish. The aromas of this wine are reminiscent of currant, blackberry, cherry and chocolate. Although lush in style it is designed with an age worthy structure.

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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