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Cabernet Sauvignon “Alder Springs Ranch”

Cabernet Sauvignon “Alder Springs Ranch” Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: This wine has a dark purple/ruby/ garnet color with loads of extract. As you swirl the wine, it holds to the glass for nearly a minute before tears slowly begin to fall. Powerful, soaring aromas of dark fruits, licorice, leather, Eucalyptus, Alder Springs terroir (what is it?), tobacco, spice and more! There is tons of sweet fruit, huge layers of glycerin, and smooth, silky tannins, and integrated acidity on the palate. The finish goes on for well over a minute. Drink this now and over the next twenty years.

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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