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Caldwell GOLD, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Caldwell GOLD, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $150.00 per bottle

Description: Dense, dark ruby color with intense aromas of cassis, dark chocolate, licorice, cinnamon, and toasted oak. Massive, concentrated flavors of licorice, cocoa, blackberry pie and blackcurrant jam are supported by a frame of ripe, chewy, mouth filling tannin that imparts great impact without any drying tendencies or harshness, and leads to a rich finish which evolves a progression of flavors for over a minute.

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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