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BoaVentura de Caires Cabernet Sauvignon Black Label

BoaVentura de Caires Cabernet Sauvignon (Black Label) Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Micro-bin fermented and hand-punched, then aged in new French oak barrels for more than two years, this decadent vintage bursts with aromas of coffee, chocolate, and oak and resonates with flavors of dark berries, black plums, and hints of tobacco. Full-bodied with velvety tannins and a long, smooth finish, our premier labor of love is best enjoyed with Osso Buco, roasted squab, charbroiled steaks, or hearty pasta dishes.

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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