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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: The 2004 vintage is the most luscious, elegant and sophisticated cabernet sauvignon that we have produced to date. Like yin and yang the-buxom ripe fruit is perfectly balanced against the gentle, dusty tannins, resulting in a wine that will cause you to wax lyrical from the first sip. Winemaker Jill Davis has gone all out with this ethereal cab, transforming mundane grape juice into – dare we say it? Yes! -- ambrosia, nectar of the gods.

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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