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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details

Description: Presently, Cabernet Sauvignon is the only European grape we grow. European grapes are much more susceptible to diseases in the eastern United States. Cabernet Sauvignon is by far the most popular wine sold in the United States because of it's robust and full-bodied taste. This grape requires a long growing season and warm temperatures to mature and makes a high quality wine. Selectively planted on a nice hillside location on the Odom Farm site, we're excited about it's potential.

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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