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Cabernet Sauvignon Mabuhay

Cabernet Sauvignon Mabuhay Wine Details
Price: $90.00 per bottle

Description: Mabuhay (Ma-booh’-hay), is a filipino term that obtains indefinite meaning such as to live, to thrive, to exist, and to welcome. Mabuhay is commonly used to acknowledge prosperity and to compliment one’s achievements. Blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5%Merlot. Aged in French oak barrels 75% new. Big, juicy, mouth filling character reveals an inkier purple color, along with a classic aroma of cassis, black fruit, graphite and dark chocolate. Surprisingly approachable after an hour of decanting-full bodied. Opulent and rich with tremendous intensity, exceptional balance and sweet tannins. Finish broad with lots of spice on the side.

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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