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Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $75.00 per bottle

Description: The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon displays a classic dark ruby color with a bouquet of cream de cassis, leather, all spice, cigar box, and black peppercorns. The taste is plum, cherry, blackberry, and cassis with fine ripe tannins. Given an hour of aeration the wine fairly explodes with flavor. It will easily live for 20 years.

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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