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2000 Cabernet Sauvignon

2000 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: Mendocino County. Hilltop fruit produced an intense and inky Cabernet. Big explosion of robust cherry and chocolate on soft oak. Huge tannins will allow this wine to lay down for several years. Will age beautifully. A big wine. Medals awarded in 2004: Bronze - Orange County Wine Society. Two Medals in 2003: Silver - Mendocino Wine Competition, Bronze - California State Fair

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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