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Private Cabernet Sauvignon

Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $100.00 per bottle

Description: "Once in a great while, Mother Nature allows you to create a seamless wine, one in which the fruit, the tannins and the oak are in perfect balance. None of these three aspects – the holy trinity of red winemaking – dominates. Instead, they work together to elevate the wine beyond expectations. This 1999 PR Cabernet is mouthfilling and full of ripe fruit, assertive and yet soft as velvet." - Laurie Hook, Winemaker

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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