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Cabernet Sauvignon Yountville Appellation Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Yountville Appellation Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $48.00 per bottle

Description: Morningside Vineyard fruit has a characteristic cherry-plum aroma, typical of the great Cabernet growing regions of Napa Valley. Ripe cherries and currants are evident in the aroma and on the palate. It is a harmonious blend, comparing favorably with not only the great Cabernets of Napa Valley, but the great Super-Tuscan wines of Italy. This wine will age well for 10-15 years, and is well suited for pairing with dishes ranging from aged cheeses to roast beef, steak and lamb.

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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