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Tietjen Cabernet Sauvignon

Tietjen Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $65.00 per bottle

Description: The 2001 Tietjen Cabernet Sauvignon is dense ruby colored with wonderful fruit extraction. The wine reveals aromas of black currants, wild blackberries, and spicy new oak with hints of tar. It is amazingly concentrated with well-integrated tannins giving it a strong sense of power and elegance. Its velvety texture coats the palate and it has a lingering finish of lush fruit, spice, and earth.

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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