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Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $33.00 per bottle

Description: Rich and luscious from start to finish, with layers of blackberry, clove and sweet leather that lead the very complex aromatics. Hints of rosemary and chocolate follow shortly behind. The dense and concentrated mid- palate is filled with black cherry, cedar and ripe plum. The balanced acid structure delivers a finish that is harmonious, rich and smooth, with a lingering aftertaste of juicy cassis and creamy maple.

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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