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Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Private

Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Private Reserve Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: Midnight purple color is saturated with toasty blackberry, pepper spice and dried cranberry. Spicy oak leads to blackberry, vanilla and brown spices – typical of prestigious hillside fruit. Finishes clean and long chewy tannins to be enjoyed with grilled lamb kabobs, wild boar or a roasted turkey with all the trimmings.

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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