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Crumbling Rock

Crumbling Rock Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: The deep ruby color of the 2006 Crumbling Rock is accompanied by a sweet, complex nose of intense black fruits, crushed rocks, graphite, dried mushrooms and a hint of vanilla. Full-bodied and viscous on the palate, the wine shows plush tannins balanced with an acidic backbone and a rich mouthfeel. This well structured wine is built to improve for many years in the bottle. Named top wine in the Maryland Governor's Cup Competition

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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