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BoaVentura de Caires Cabernet Sauvignon Green Label

BoaVentura de Caires Cabernet Sauvignon (Green Label) Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Naturally fermented and aged for more than 18 months in new French oak barrels, this vintage presents a sweet, floral bouquet with underlying hints of raspberries and cherries. Created by grapes culled exclusively from the winery’s rear vineyard, our 2003 Cabernet is an excellent table wine with a lighter body and a higher acidity, making it the perfect companion to cheese, crusty breads, afternoon picnic fare, or BBQ.

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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