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Vintage ion Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage Selection Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $51.00 per bottle

Description: Since 1944 our Peter Mondavi Family flagship Vintage Selection Cabernet Sauvignon has been crafted only when the vintage is optimum. Multiple clonal selections of cabernet fruit grown primarily on our estate vineyards, go through an extended fermentation for 30 days in small lots. This blend exhibits aromas of black pepper, barrel spice and orange peel while soft supple tannins are married with ripe cherry and rich plum flavors.

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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