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Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley Wine Details
Price: $27.00 per bottle

Description: We begin making this wine with small, open top fermentations, with an emphasis on gentle handling, and bottle without fining or filtration. This wine exhibits forward dark cherry and berry tinged with hints of ripe loganberry. Rosemary, pepper and cedar accent the fruit without overpowering it, and the palate is rich and supple with ample but balanced tannins. While drinking well now, this wine should reward aging for a few years in a proper 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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