Sonoma Valley CA
Cabernet Sauvignon is the world’s most loved red wine. It is nicknamed “the king of red wine grapes,” and often paired with other reds, including Merlot and Shiraz. On the vine, the Cabernet Sauvignon grape is hardy with thick bluish black skin. This thick skin contributes to the grapes notoriously high tannin levels, which soften and smooth with aging.
Aromas of bell pepper, black currant, eucalyptus, mint, and hints of tabacco
Flavors include blackberry, blueberry, raspberry, plum and dried fruit essences
Merlot is the second most widely-planted red wine grape in the world. Merlot was brought to California in the 1850s and 1870s. California Merlot was not a big seller until the end of the ’80’s and historically vintners used Merlot as a blending grape to soften a wine. Since Merlot tannins are less forceful than other full body reds, it’s a wine that tends to mature earlier.
28 Millwick Drive
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