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Three Sisters Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Three Sisters Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Wine Details
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Description: Our 2001 Three Sisters Cabernet Sauvignon jumps from the glass with intense, finely focused aromas of wild blackberries, black tea, briary spice, and smoky oak. On the palate, the wine unveils loads of fresh, lively, spicy black fruit flavors, supported by firm, ripe tannins, bright acidity and a classically compact Cabernet Sauvignon structure, culminating in a long, savory, fruit-filled finish. Delicious to drink now, this wine will age gracefully for another 7-10 years.

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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