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Lake Rose

Lake Rose Wine Details
Price: $9.99 per bottle

Description: A delicate Rosé made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. This wine is softer in color, yet it retains its Cabernet character. You'll notice the subtle hints of cherry and blackberry. An enjoyable summer time wine. Our '98 Rose was rated as one of Long Island's best wines in the September 4, 1998, issue of Wall Street Journal. We believe that our 2000 vintage is even better!

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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