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Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 Wine Details

Description: (Bronze medal winner at the San Francisco International Wine Competition 2003)(Bronze medal winner at the Indy International Wine Competition 2003) (Silver medal winner at the Atlanta International Wine Summit 2003) (Silver medal winner at the Tasters Guild International Wine Competition 2004) Classic cabernet bouquet followed by flavors of chocolate and blackberries in the body. Typical black current finish with a touch of vanilla. Barrel fermented, malolactic fermentation, aged for 9 months in French and American oak barrels.

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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