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HMV Cabernet Sauvignon

HMV Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: Howell Mountain Vineyards is excited to announce the addition of a new Cabernet Sauvignon to their portfolio. The wine is a blend of Cabernets from the two estate vineyards - Beatty Ranch and Black Sears Vineyard both in the Howell Mountain Appellation (54%), and Cabernet from the Napa Valley Appellation (46%). The aromas reveal blackberry, black cherry, a touch of juniper berry. With vibrant acidity and good length, the wine is soft and appealing - approachable with profound structure. The layout of the

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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