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Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva Wine Details
Price: $90.00 per bottle

Description: The Cafaro Cellars 1999 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva is our special release of what I believe is a very delicious and complex wine. All the grapes for this blend are from hillsides in the Napa Valley. All three districts from which the grapes come are powerful growing areas that produce loads of rich, ripe fruity Cabernet Sauvignon. These distinctive varietal grape flavors combined with oak from the barrels produce exotic spice, maple syrup, blackberry, and tobacco aromas. By aging one extra year in the bottle the big tannins are supple and balanced. The 1999 Cafaro Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva is truly a wine for aging.

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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