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Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 Wine Details

Description: (Bronze medal winner at the Indy International Wine Competition), (Bronze medal winner at the Southwest Wine Competition 2002) This cabernet has a smoky nose with a touch of American oak coming through and flavors of blackberries. It can be described as zingy. The Haystack Mountain Goat Cheese pepper cheese is the best match. Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, estate grown. Barrel fermented, malolactic fermentation, aged for one year 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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