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Cabernet Sauvignon, Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard V.Q.A.

Cabernet Sauvignon, Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard V.Q.A. Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Paul Bosc Estate Vineyard undergoes temperature controlled fermentation and is aged for one year in French oak barrels. The resulting wine has a deep ruby colour and a bouquet of cassis and bell pepper. It is full bodied and complex, possessing classic varietal flavours. This wine is ready to drink now, but will continue to develop in the bottle for 5-10 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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