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Cabernet Sauvignon Maple Lane

Cabernet Sauvignon Maple Lane Wine Details

Description: Black Cherry, blueberries, and cracked black pepper all emanate from the glass. This wine is fruit forward, but has luscious layers of spice. Anise, sage, cayenne, vanilla, and licorice all come into play. Very full on the palate with nice balanced tannins, the wine engages all of the senses. The soft acidity and silky smooth finish let the wine's finish linger for quite some time.

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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