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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Have you ever tasted a wine so perfect that cosmically all the planets must be aligned? The 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon is one of those times where even Pluto seems to be in the alignment. The nose is classic Cabernet, centered upon deep dark cherry and intense plum fruit. Orbiting gracefully are high tones of strawberry and raspberry layered with vanilla, cedar and brown sugar. And like a comet passing through, herbal notes and subtle green olive characters add a complexity only Cabernet can achieve. And then you taste it! Immediately, a blast of ripe cherry and current fruit explodes on the palate, while subtle impacts of blackberry entice the taste buds. Luscious plum and toasty oak characters fill the mid-palate and linger long into the finish. And with a rich, smooth and balanced palate, this Cabernet has the elegance and silky texture of an aged wine with the compact fruit of a something half its age.

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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