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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $14.95 per bottle

Description: The 2003 grapes had great intensity and color. Our Stones Throw vineyard is a major component of this wine. In addition to Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine contains 15% Petite Verdot to add complexi-ty. Packed with rich berry, full fruit and capped with a toasty oak note from the integration of French, American and Hungarian barrels. The finish fills your mouth with lush flavors that are not blown away with excessive tannins. History shows however that this Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon will age nicely in your cellar. Bring it out in five years for an amazing treat! Enjoy with any hearty entrée or with a selection of rich cheeses.

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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