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Cabernet Sauvignon, Yountville ion

Cabernet Sauvignon, Yountville Selection Wine Details
Price: $135.00 per bottle

Description: In 2003, we began Biodynamically farming the Cabernet Sauvignon vines that produce our prestigious Yountville Selection. A bit more fruit forward then previous Yountville Selections, this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon offers deep aromas of blackberry, black currents and black cherries. The wine’s layers of texture and perfect balance between acid, tannin and oak ensure that it will continue to gain complexity in the cellar.

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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