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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: This deeply colored and aristocratic red illustrates why Cabernet Sauvignon is often referred to as, "The Wine of Kings". The aromas are reminiscent of ripe red fruits with a hint of black olive. The palate is concentrated and lush with cedar and cassis flavors, finishing with firm tannins and a lead pencil note. The texture is regal fruit with backbone. This is also a candidate for cellaring.

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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