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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: Grapes for this wine are sourced from the Halter Ranch Vineyard, located in Westside Paso Robles. This historic site provides hillside vineyards, limestone soils, and sustainable farming practices allowing for highest quality wine grapes. What distinguishes this wine is its rich, approachable nature, and a ripe varietal character for which Paso Robles Cabernets are well-known. We blended twenty-five percent Cabernet Franc into the wine to further enhance its complexity and structure. The wine is built for mid-term (3-6 years) aging, but the style predicates drinkability upon release, and full enjoyment of the savory aromas and flavors the wine has to offer now.

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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