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8 Chains North Furnace Mountain Red, Cabernet Sauvignon

8 Chains North Furnace Mountain Red, Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: WOW! A very limited production of a phenomenal vintage for Loudoun County. Aged for 17 months in French oak, this is a classic Cab. It is full bodied and complex with big elements of black cherry, tobacco and plum. This wine will make your grilled steak or venison unforgettable!

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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