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Cabernet Sauvignon - Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon - Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley is all about balance and varietal purity. Composed of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, it exudes a medley of classic Cabernet aromas that are followed up by a full and luscious palate balanced by harmoniously ripe tannins.

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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