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Charles Wetmore Cabernet Sauvignon

Charles Wetmore Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $24.95 per bottle

Description: The origins of Wente Vineyards’ Cabernet Sauvignon date back to when Charles Wetmore first imported this clone of Cabernet to the Livermore Valley from the commune of Margaux, France. 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot. This wine blends Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. The wine was aged for 12 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels.

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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