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Ilsley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Ilsley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $48.00 per bottle

Description: The 2002 Cabernet has a beautiful bright ruby rim with a dark core. The wine features soft aromatics with baked berry, cocoa and rich black plum. The entry is smooth, lush and layered with black fruit and dark chocolate, while the finish is long and powerful. Wonderful now, with its lush fruit and youthful personality, it will evolve nicely in the bottle for years.

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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