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Frias Family Vineyard Cabernet

Frias Family Vineyard Cabernet Wine Details
Price: $65.00 per bottle

Description: 2002 Frias Family Cabernet Sauvignon, Spring Mountain-Aromas of dried black currant, just ripe black skinned/red flesh plums, and ripe cherries are complemented by hints of wet stone and spearmint. On the palate the wine is tightly wound, with a solid tannin structure and balancing acidity. The second sip fills the mouth with the wines bounty of fruit. The spice and earth characteristics come through on the long finish. While the wine is showing well now, several years in the bottle will reveal the wine's true complexity and lushness.

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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