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2003 Cabernet Sauvignon

2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: There is nothing shy about this Cabernet Sauvignon. It carries true characteristics of this noble grape and an amazing variety of flavors. Powerful plum and rich blackberry fruit marry well with the licorice and vanilla notes. The lively structure and matured depth of the wine wraps around a core of spicy currants and black cherry.

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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