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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: Aromas and flavors of ultra ripe Raspberries complimented with shades of roasted game and white pepper. This fruit forward, medium body Cabernet offers firm acidity and a balanced palate of intense fruit that is nicely integrated with French Oak from start to a long, soft finish. The Medium tannins and fresh fruit will make this wine enjoyable in mid-year 2007 and for several years to come.

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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