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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Wine Details
Price: $70.00 per bottle

Description: A wonderfully voluptuous Cabernet primarily from a rocky knoll top vineyard. The superb drainage and wonderfully water stressed vines produce amazingly small berries. This higher proportion of skin to fermenting juice volume produces both the power and incredible richness of this wine. Wild raspberry and black berries are wreathed in aromas and flavors of California Bay Leaf, clove, and cigar box. The flavors are everything a Cab should be and the ripe full silky tannins produce a supple volume and finish that must be experienced to be appreciated. Despite an additional year of bottle age prior to release this wine has many layers yet to unveil. Enjoy this wine when you have the time to linger with the wine, your meal, and your guests.

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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