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Chateau Boswell Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Chateau Boswell Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: Chateau Boswell Estate Cabernet Sauvignon has a limited production annually of less than 400 cases and is produced from fruit grown organically in our two small vineyards, both with a unique soil composition of volcanic ash, red clay, and obsidian. The newer hillside vineyard is planted with French and local proprietary clones and the Heritage valley floor vineyard is planted with one of the earliest French Cabernet Sauvignon proprietary clones brought to America. It is the marriage of the fruit of these two vineyards that creates a consistently supple wine with intense dark fruit and complex sensory components.

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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