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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: This Cabernet Sauvignon is medium in body, but heavy and velvety in texture. Notes of black currant and plum make it a little fruit-forward with medium French and American oak for balance. It is a traditional wine with an identity that has not been lost through over-oaking. Its flavor does not tire the palate and does not overwhelm the food accompanying its drinking. The wine has a dry character but retains the essence of fullness of the ripe grape.

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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