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Chegada Cabernet Sauvignon

Chegada Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Our Cabernet Sauvignon is a full bodied red wine made in the “Old World” style, our wine exhibits a complexity of herbal and earthy tones with underlying fruit characteristics that Cabernet Sauvignon is known for. Complemented with a smooth acidity and accompanied with a pleasant back pallet our wine will graciously pair with a large variety of meals such as pastas, poultry and red meat. Aged for 10 months in light French oak barrels. Excellent at room temperature, best at 68F. Though enjoyable now, best if opened between 2010 - 2015.

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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