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Cabernet Sauvignon Mendocino Aldine Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon Mendocino Aldine Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: The 2001 Aldine Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep ruby-purple color and a concentration of spicy currant, herbal, dusty and chocolate aromas, along with a nice thread of spicy, toasty oak. On the palate, this is a big, full Cabernet with lots of elegance. Concentrated flavors of currants, berries, chocolate, spice and dusty pepper blend well with the toasty oak, great structure and balance all the way through the long, full finish. Hand selected from the Aldine Vineyard, the fruit for this Cabernet Sauvignon was grown in the Talmadge Bench area in Mendocino County.

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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