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Cabernet Sauvignon “Oakville”

Cabernet Sauvignon “Oakville” Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: In the glass this it has all the makings of a classic Oakville cab; An Inky ruby/purple color with room filling aromatics that include crème de cassis, tobacco leaf, licorice, smoky oak, and cedar. Once you’ve got your mouth on it, the flavors continue and expand into blackberries, red and black currants, with hints of earth, tobacco and mint. Full bodied and dense with firm acidity and mellowing tannins that will continue to integrate as time passes. It shows great structure and depth. Again this wine is young. It is just beginning to show its future potential, and the future is bright. I would recommend drinking it now and over the next 40 +years, it will be constantly evolving and improving. 165 cases produced.

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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