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L'Aventure Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

L'Aventure Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: An inky, dark purple color presages deep aromas of cassis, anise, and cedar. This Cabernet is truly unique, with our west side terroir apparent both in the nose, and on the palate. Intense dark berry and licorice flavors are joined in the finish by cherry and spice. Bring on the leg of lamb, or roast duck!

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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