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Provenance Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard

Provenance Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $75.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2004 Provenance Vineyards Beckstoffer Vineyards To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon unfolds in opulent blackberry, black cherry and cassis fruit character. Nuances of dark chocolate, espresso, rum raisin, mineral, lavender, black licorice and sweet tobacco add complexity to the sumptuous dark fruit aromas and flavors. The expansive flavors, supported by full tannins, persist through the finish. Aging in predominantly new oak barrels integrated the diverse expressions of To Kalon Vineyard terroir, while adding soft notes of vanilla, caramel and oak spices. This sleek, elegant wine—perfect with filet mignon, rack of lamb or aged cheeses—can be enjoyed now or aged for many years.

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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