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2000 Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate Bottled

2000 Cellar Select Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate Bottled Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: Black currants with a touch of licorice and spice box highlight the aromas. Full-bodied with flavors of roasted coffee, hickory smoke and cassis, this wine has tremendous richness. Along with this richness is a fine spine of tannins and requisite structure in place to age and grow even better if set aside for a half dozen years.

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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