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Cabernet Sauvignon Port Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon Port Wine Wine Details

Description: This vintage was so rich and flavorful we allowed a small amount of fruit extended hang time to create our first Late Harvest Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is similar to a Ruby Port and is made from 100% Cabernet sauvignon. At harvest the fruit was beautifully sweet and flavorful. Early samples of this fortified wine are stunning! We are truly thrilled about this addition to our list of offerings.

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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