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Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon, a tremendous Napa Valley vintage, boasts an intense garnet color. Its welcoming, complex aromas feature black cherry, black currant and blackberry fruit, along with a cinnamon / nutmeg spiciness. An ample amount of warm toasty and sweet vanilla tones are extracted from extended barrel aging. The wine has a full, smooth texture and rich dark fruit flavors balanced by well integrated silky tannins. Delicious now, this wine will gain further complexity with additional bottle aging. Enjoy!

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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