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Travis Peak Cabernet Sauvignon

Travis Peak Select Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $21.95 per bottle

Description: This big, bold and beautiful wine is from a great year & aged in fine French cooperage-the best Cabernet produced by Flat Creek Estate to date. This fine wine has wonderful color rich in purples and garnet. The aromas are complex in licorice, tobacco, leather, black cherry, black berry , dark plum and chocolate. The palate delivers what the nose anticipates--great rich fruit, excellent mid-palate, wonderful long finish. Try with rich meats, game and wild flow. Awards: International Eastern Wine Competition 2004 - SILVER. Texas Open 2004 - SILVER. San Francisco International Wine Competition 2004 - BRONZE. Lone Star International Competition 2004 - BRONZE .

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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