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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: The 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon (97% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot) wafts with notes of rich, succulent, dense, ripe black berry fruit accentuated by hints of mocha and exotic spice. On the palate, the wine effortlessly lingers with candied fruit, black cherry, vanilla bean, and toasted sweet oak circulating with lively, yet supple tannins. The expressive finish on the palate accentuates fine extraction, balance and concentrated flavors showcasing the exceptional quality characteristic of Kobalt. Aged for 22 months in 100% new French Oak Cooperage comprised of Darnajou, Seguin Moreau, and Dargaud et Jaegle.

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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