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Cabernet Sauvignon Grand - Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Grand Reserve - Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $36.00 per bottle

Description: 2001 Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is the definitive expression of Bighorn Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon - a wine we are proud to produce year after year from the finest barrel selections from the Coombsville Vineyard. These barrel lots are limited to free-run wine, and are chosen for their exceptional quality.

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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