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"Brown" Cabernet Sauvignon

"Brown" Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $44.00 per bottle

Description: The 2004 Bouchet Cabernet is meaty and round up front, loaded with cherries, ruby fruit and savory, caramelized character. The fleshy middle body rolls into a finish of sweet toasty cream. The name for the 2004 “Brown” Cabernet Sauvignon was taken from the vineyard owner Steve Brown and reflects the single vineyard source of the grapes. They were grown in North Napa, where the river begins to narrow and the banks offer generous oak canopies that cool the breezes drifting up valley. The Brown vineyard continues to be one of the latest to ripen, offering plenty of hang time to insure fully mature Cabernet flavors.

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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