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Cabernet Sauvignon

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $24.99 per bottle

Description: This is a beautiful deep purple and ruby colored Cabernet with incredible depth and flavor. The long barrel aging in French, American, and Hungarian oak barrels integrated the oak characters, creating a rich undertone of vanilla, toast and maple. This Cabernet enters the mouth with spicy tannins, powerful berry fruit characters, then complemented by a backbone of fine-grained tannins and balanced acidity. This wine will continue to gain complexity in the bottle for years to come. Try it with bold pasta dishes, grilled meats & game, and chocolate. "Best of Show" 2002 Arkansas State Fair. Bronze at the 2002 Wines of the South Competition. Silver at the 2003 Wines of the South Competition.

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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