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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: This wine opens with aromas of ripe dark fruit, tar, brush and toasted oak. On the palate, it delivers red and black cherry flavors, spice, cedar, bay leaf and vanilla. Soft tannins, well balanced acidity and a lengthy finish will complement grilled baby back ribs seasoned with olive oil & garlic seasoning; barbecued eggplant brushed with olive oil, balsalmic vinegar and garlic; or hearty Bologonaise lasagne. Aging potential: three to five years

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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