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Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon

Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: 2002 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep saturated crimson color with a vivid purple hue. Vibrant blackberry fruit. espresso and herb are backed by a mineral quality. Lively and concentrated flavors of boysenberry and a spicy floral note are complimented by bright acidity and fine grain tannins. An intense mountain wine that is enjoyable upon release and will continue to imporve with short term cellaring.

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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