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Reflexion Wine Details
Price: $75.00 per bottle

Description: Fruit from the cool Carneros Truchard Vineyard and southeastern Napa Valley Caldwell Vineyard offers alluring aromas of dark cherries mixed with non-fruit elements, such as tobacco, leather and cedar. Lush, concentrated flavors of dark fruit, such as ripe plums, dark cherry liqueur, and black currant follow with a lingering finish of supple earthy spice. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes come from the cool, wet Spring Mountain appellation. It is these soils, some of the oldest soils and steepest slopes in Napa Valley, that contribute to much of Reflexion's rich, powerful structure of deep color, soft fleshy tannins, and rich flavors in the finish. 280 cases produced.

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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