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"R" Cabernet Sauvignon, Colina Poca

"R" Cabernet Sauvignon, Colina Poca Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: The 2004 Colina Poca Cabernet has a deep garnet color. The 2004 vintage delivers one of the most complex smells ever for the Colina Poca Cabernet. There are blueberries, plums, and cassis in the aroma, and in the bouquet there is smoky oak that accompanies minerals and earth with hints of leather. The 2004 edition is also one of the softest wines in years. The flavors of plum and chocolate are rich and full on a very creamy texture. The tannins are very well integrated and almost melt on the palate. While the structure of this wine may not encourage aging, the acid levels will hold its flavors while the tannins complete their softening.

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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