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Cabernet Sauvignon

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: The Gamache brothers and Paul Champoux are not only cousins, but lifelong friends. Together they share over fifty years of viticultural experience. Both vineyards are renowned for their outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, and when the finest hand-picked grapes grown on vines over two decades old are combined they come together in an immaculate fusion. Our 2003 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is painstakingly crafted to bring you the best that both vineyard sites have to offer. The result is a full bodied, luscious, aromatic wine that is enjoyable now but will reward long-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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