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McPherson Cabernet Sauvignon

McPherson Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: The Texas high Plains are a prime place to grow Cabernet Sauvignon in Texas because of the warm days, cool nights and sandy loam soil. McPherson Cabernet is recognized for smooth, soft tannins and glows with bright cherry, plum and berry characteristic of grapes from this area. Aging in French Oak barrels for 12 months adds complexity and rounds out this dry, medium-bodied, and eminently drinkable, wine.

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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