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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: The Cabernet Sauvignon is 75% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Horse Heaven Hills and 25% Merlot from the Horse Heaven Hills. The bouquet is very intense with black current, violets, leather, tobacco and medium toasted oak. The richness of the palate is alive with flavors of black currents, hints of tobacco and toasted oak. An explosion of flavors and tannins in this complex wine. "Highly Recommended" by Wine Press Northwest in its first International Wine Competition. This will be a wine to follow and will age nicely. Recommended dishes are steak, pork and lamb.

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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