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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon come from our 29-year-old vines on the estate. This wine’s aromas are a compendium of dark fruit – blackberry, black raspberry, black currant – with elements of anise, cedar and root beer. A sip fills the mouth with blackberry pie, black licorice and tea, while maintaining absolute dryness and firm tannins. It is ready to drink now, as well as structured enough to age gracefully for the next 5 to 8 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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