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LV Wine Details

Description: The 2004 "LV" is a very special wine for us. Not only is there a large sentimental feeling towards it, but it is also a phenomenal wine! The name of this wine is sort of a double entendre. First, it was named for my late grandfather L.V. Brown (the dapper looking fellow on the label). And Second, it was named for the vineyard the fruit comes from, the Lewelling Vineyard in the Napa Valley. That's right, The Napa Valley. This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Enough said

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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