Cabernet Sauvignon


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Cabernet Sauvignon

1. a black grape originally grown in the Bordeaux area of France, and now throughout the wine-producing world
2. any of various red wines made from this grape
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McClelland Cabernet Sauvignon Oak Knoll District 2012 (Napa Valley, CA).
95) 2010 Rocca Family Vineyards, Collinetta Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley CA).
96) Nth Degree Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 (California).
Concannon Vineyard will celebrate the varietal and the winery's history on International Cabernet Sauvignon Day, Thursday, August 28, at its landmark estate in Livermore and will feature: Tasting Room special flights of Cabernet Sauvignon including limited releases, pre-releases, and barrel samples; Limited and Pre-Release Cabernet wines expertly paired with artisan cheeses; and Concannon Cabernet Sauvignon Clones tours led by Fourth Generation Vintner, John Concannon.
Cabernet Sauvignon has suffered no such negativity and according to a recent University of Adelaide study is now the world's most planted grape.
Its latest releases, all priced at $10, are two 2003 reds, merlot and cabernet sauvignon, and two 2005 whites, chardonnay and pinot grigio.
Some of the fleshiest examples of new-world Cabernet Sauvignon wine come from California, where the Napa Valley's generous climate seems to encourage deep and fruity blends.
One of the appeals of Chilean wines to American palates is that they're based on well-known grapes: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, sauvignon blanc and chardonnay.
Cono Sur also produces Isla Negra (pronounced Eesla Negra) Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah wines.
The Coppermine Road1996 Cabernet Sauvignon, pounds 14.
Cabernet Sauvignon has the ideal mix of tannis and acids to give a wine backbone where it might otherwise be simple or a bit "flabby" and this is why it is particularly useful in a blend with other varieties, as is the case for red Bordeaux.