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Hahn Estates 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon

Hahn Estates 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: Raspberry, cassis, and cedar with a hint of tobacco on the nose. A rush of ripe dark fruits, plums, overripe cherry, and spice fill the mouth on the back of a tight, moderately tannic core. A lightly focused stream of acidity towards the backend supports the flavors well into the finish, which ends on a smooth and supple note.

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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