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California Cabernet Sauvignon

California Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: Grapes from Monterey County enhance spicy, peppery fruit; Sonoma County adds richness and complexity, while Napa Valley fruit provides depth and concentration to the final blend of our Cabernet Sauvignon. This varietal displays a rich ruby hue with aromatics that unleash a fusion of pepper, exotic spices and ripe plum. The robust palate is well-balanced with appealing flavors of raspberry, black cherry, ripe plum and rich spices.

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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