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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: Located on the east side of Mounts Vineyard overlooking Dry Creek Valley, Jacob’s Ridge lies on the highest point of the ranch. Its hillside structure and well-drained soil produces the finest Cabernet grapes in the valley. This is a dense, plum-colored Cabernet Sauvignon with profound and sultry aromas of black cherry, blackberry and vanilla. Ripe black cherry, black pepper and subtle hints of cassis burst forth on the palate. Enjoy this full-bodied, well-balanced wine with an elegant beef tenderloin, filet mignon or hearty pasta dish.

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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