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2002 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

2002 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: Complex aromas of rich blackberry, black cherry, currant, cedar and vanilla. Juicy on the palate with tiers of flavors led by ripe black cherry and currant then turning more complex with mineral, earth and seductive dark chocolate flavors. Long, lingering finish with intriguing notes of spice and fruit. This wine is very complex, concentrated and powerful with a firm tannic structure. Very young now and will benefit from years in the cellar. If you are planning to drink this now, it would be fantastic with a rare steak.

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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