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  Cabernet Sauvignon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cabernet Sauvignon is a variety of red grape mainly used for wine production, and is, along with Chardonnay, one of the most widely-planted of the world's noble grape varieties.
Cabernet Franc is often used in blends with Cabernet Sauvignon to add aromatics.
Cabernet Sauvignon, like all noble wine grape varieties, is of the species Vitis vinifera, and genetic studies in the 1990s indicated it is the result of a cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc.
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 Cabernet Franc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cabernet Franc is a red wine grape variety similar to and a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Cabernet Franc tends to be softer and has less tannins than Cabernet Sauvignon, although the two can be difficult to distinguish.
Cabernet Franc forms part of the Bordeaux blend, usually taking a minor role to Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cabernet_Franc   (247 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cabernet Sauvignon is the principal grape in many Bordeaux wines and is grown in most of the world's other major wine regions, although it requires a long growing season to ripen properly.
Cabernet sauvignon grapes are high in tannin and are often blended with lower tannin grapes, particularly Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Shiraz / Syrah.
Cabernet Sauvignon is species Vitis vinifera, and recent genetic testing indicates that it is the result of a cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc.
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 Bordeaux.com - The Cabernet Sauvignon Grape   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Yet Cabernet's true recognition as the great grape variety of Bordeaux only came towards the end of the 19th Century when, after the ravages of phylloxera and oidium, it was widely planted.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a brash, vigorous vine that grows easily in a variety of different soils all over the world.
Cabernet's berries contain a very high ratio of pip to pulp (almost one to 12), which can make the wine harsh and tannic if it is not tempered by other grape varieties.
www.bordeaux.com /eg_cabernet.html   (993 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The principal grape in many Bordeaux wines, it is grown in most of the world's major wine regions, although it requires a long growing season to ripen properly.
Many of the red wines regarded as among the world's greatest are made from, predominantly, Cabernet Sauvignon.
The grape has also found a home in Washington, though it requires the warmest vineyards in that state for it to ripen fully.
www.huntingtonbeach.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Cabernet_Sauvignon   (678 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Origin: Cabernet Sauvignon, along with Merlot and to a lesser extent Cabernet Franc, are the principal grapes grown in the Bordeaux region of France.
Cabernet Sauvignon is rarely produced as a straight varietal and under French law can be blended up to a certain percentage with Merlot and Cabernet Franc and still be labeled as Cabernet Sauvignon.
Color: Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine that is dark garnet purple in color that turns to brown with extended periods of aging.
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 Cabernet Sauvignon Definition in the Wine Dictionary at Epicurious.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If not the king, as many argue, Cabernet Sauvignon is certainly the most successful and popular of the top-quality red wine grapes.
In California, wines are more often made with 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, although the trend recently has been toward some blending, as in Bordeaux.
Although known as Cabernet Sauvignon throughout most of the world, in parts of France this grape is also called Bouche, Bouchet, Petit-Cabernet, Sauvignon Rouge, and Vidure.
www.epicurious.com /drinking/wine_dictionary/entry?id=5698   (455 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine from Hawley Wine, Dry Creek Valley, Healdsburg, California
Cabernet from Shubert Vineyard was harvested September 19 and the Hawley Cabernet was harvested on September 23, 2003.
Cabernet from both vineyards was hand harvested on September 16, 2001 at an average of 24.9 degrees Brix.
Cabernet Sauvignon has an affinity for oak and usually spends 15 to 30 months in new or used French or American barrels, a process that, when properly executed imparts a woody, toasty cedar or vanilla flavor to the wine while slowly oxidizing it and softening the tannins.
www.hawleywine.com /Cabernet.html   (1345 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon Grape - Cellarnotes.net
Cabernet Sauvignon is the dominant grape in the
Cabernet Sauvignon is a small dark thick skinned grape that gives average yields.
Cabernet Sauvignon is known in some parts of the world by other names including: Petit Cabernet, Sauvignon Rouge, and Vidure.
www.cellarnotes.net /cabernet_sauvignon_grape.html   (188 words)

 *Northwest Cabernet Sauvignon
Indeed Cabernet Sauvignon is the wine most subject to inflationary climb, as fans, collectors, and the Nouveau Riche bid the supply ever upward.
Washington Cabernet Sauvignon is grown on 6,300 acres of Washington Statevineyard lands (2,550 hectares).
The 2003 Abeja Cabernet is 96% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 4% Merlot.
www.northwest-wine.com /cabernet-sauvignon-washington-oregon.html   (5743 words)

 CABERNET SAUVIGNON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bordeaux is the region famous for establishing Cabernet Sauvignon.
Cabernet Sauvignon, is one of the worlds easily made wines.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a late to ripen variety.
www.rowlandcellars.com /desc_cab_sauv.html   (231 words)

 Wine Guide - Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon is a late-ripening variety, with small, deeply colored, thick-skinned berries that yield dark, intensely flavored, tannic, long-lived wines that often require years of aging to soften and become drinkable.
Cabernet Sauvignon profits from blending with other complementary grape types, such as the softer, fruitier merlot and the highly perfumed cabernet franc (with which it is customarily blended in Bordeaux), and also from extended wood aging, most notably in French oak barrels.
Cabernet is an excellent accompaniment to red meats, especially steak and roast beef.
drinkwine.com /wine_guide/varietals/cabernet.html   (444 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon - Information on Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Sauvignon wines
The grape is widely planted in California where Cabernet Sauvignon based wines are distinguished by their rich mixture of cassis, mint, eucalyptus and vanilla oak.
In Italy barrique aged Cabernet Sauvignon is a key component in Super Tuscans such as Tignanello and Sassicaia, either on its own or as part of a blend with Sangiovese.
Fashioned from a blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc (which saw about 25% new oak), it exhibits a tremendously pure, but tightly-knit bouquet of creme de cassis, leather, forest floor, minerals, and licorice.
www.bbr.com /GB/db/grape-variety/CS/Cabernet-Sauvignon?ID=null   (962 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon makes the most dependable candidate for aging, more often improving into a truly great wine than any other single varietal.
Cabernet sauvignon berries are small, spherical with fl, thick and very tough skin.
Cabernet Sauvignon began to emerge as America's most popular varietal red wine in the mid-60s.
www.winepros.org /wine101/grape_profiles/cab-sauv.htm   (434 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon
A blend of 90% Cabernet and small amounts of Merlot and Syrah, this is the debut vintage of the Indian Wells Cabernet.
A blend of 99% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Cabernet Franc, it tips the scales at 14.3% alcohol.
There are 4,500 cases of this 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot, and 3% Merlot blend fashioned from minuscule yields ranging from 1.8 to 2.8 tons of fruit per acre.
www.winediscountcenters.com /flyer/cabernet.htm   (524 words)

 cabernet sauvignon - Find, Compare, and Buy at Shopping.com
A full-bodied Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon with rich mouthfeel, moderate tannins and deep color accentuating the taste of fl currant, plum, blueberry and spicy oak.
This Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon from our twenty-fifth harvest is a full-bodied wine that is nicely layered with a velvet structure, round tannins, dense texture, and a lingering finish.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a grape that takes its own sweet time, slowly lingering to ripen on the vine.
www.shopping.com /xGS-cabernet_sauvignon   (1279 words)

 CNN Food Central - Cabernet Sauvignon wine called good for arteries - April 26, 1999
LONDON (CNN) -- Cabernet Sauvignon, a rich and hearty wine, may be one of the best varietals for a healthy heart, according to a French researcher.
Cabernet Sauvignon is known for its deep flavor and aroma.
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are grown worldwide, including the United States and Chile.
www.cnn.com /FOOD/news/9904/26/wine.health   (394 words)

 decanter.com - the route to all good wine
Famous, fabulous and fabled, Cabernet Sauvignon is responsible for many of the world's greatest wines and is, arguably, the grandest of all red wine varieties.
Cabernet can be herbaceous when a little unripe with capsicum notes, becoming flcurranty or cassis-like often with cedary, musky and spicy qualities.
The least of the Bordeaux trio of Sauvignon, Semillon and Muscadelle, this grape nevertheless adds a certain fragrant quality to the dry and sweet whites of Bordeaux and is responsible for the wonderfully sticky, malty, fortified Tokays of north-east Victoria.
www.decanter.com /learning/grapeguide.php   (6832 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon
Jones Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1996 ($50)(Bradcave): This wine is a deep, rich red, but the first aromatic impression is of oddly candied yeasty-smoky-dark cassis, almost an artificial fruit smell, layered with choco-smoky oak and hints of blueberry.
Paradigm Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1995 ($49.99)(Return to Kane Manor): Medium-dark garnet color, and here's that generic big 90s Calcab nose that was missing from the Mondavi--blueberry pie-oak and smoky-toasty oak and cassis and vanilla-oak, smoky and richly generic smelling.
Ridge Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon California Monte Bello 1985 (93% cabernet sauvignon, 7% merlot)(Casus Bello): Smooth and mellow to smell, leather and the bowl of an old pipe wrapped soothingly in a noseblanket of sweetly muted red berry and plummy cassis.
www.compleatwinegeek.com /grapes/cab.html   (13069 words)

 Guenoc Winery - 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon - North Coast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Press Democrat – April 10, 2002 "After an outstanding 1997 Cabernet, Guenoc has stayed on a roll with this fine 1998, a Bordeaux-like blend of 81 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 11 percent Merlot, 4 percent old-vine Carignane, 2 percent Petit Verdot and 2 percent Cabernet Franc.
75% cabernet sauvignon, 20% merlot, 5% petit verdot
79% cabernet sauvignon, 14% merlot, 7% petit verdot
www.guenoc.com /detail_estate_cab.html   (849 words)

Cabernet Sauvignon is the basis for most of California's superb red wines and the primary grape of most of the top vineyards in bordeaux's Médoc and Graves districts.
In Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon is most often blended with one or more of the following grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot or Malbec.
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes produce full-bodied, fruity wines that are rich, complex and intensely flavorful.
web.foodnetwork.com /food/web/encyclopedia/termdetail/0,7770,832,00.html   (178 words)

 Cabernet Sauvignon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The '01 Trefethen Cabernet is focused on youthful power; the wine's fl plum pudding flavors rest within the austere, mineral character of its tannins.
The '02 Ch Souverain Cabernet is supple, with a mix of ripe currant, plum, herb, green olive, cedar and exotic spice; well-focused with a pleasant sense of harmony and finesse.
Ripe with a boatload of oak, the sumptitous '02 Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Cabernet is a classy, crowd-pleasing wine; pair with prime rib of beef.
www.favoritebeverages.com /cabernet-sauvignon   (320 words)

 Cabernet Franc
Recent studies in ampelography, using the relatively new application of DNA fingerprinting, have determined that cabernet franc is one of the genetic parents of cabernet sauvignon (the other is sauvignon blanc).
Cabernet franc vines bear thinner-skinned, earlier-ripening grapes with lower overall acidity, when compared to cabernet sauvignon.
Cabernet franc vines survive cold winters better than cabernet sauvignon, but are more susceptible to being damaged by Spring frosts.
www.winepros.org /wine101/grape_profiles/cab-franc.htm   (340 words)

 K&L Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon
66% sangiovese, 23% cabernet sauvignon, 7% petit sirah and 4% viogner.
The rocky and well-drained soils of this hillside terrace is ideal for producing cabernet sauvignon as well as the whole family of Bordeaux varietals.
This 2002 is made from 77% cabernet sauvignon, 6% merlot, 16% cabernet franc and 1% petite verdot, aged 21 months in French oak (60% new and 40% one year old).
www.klwines.com /winelist.asp?id=1   (3709 words)

 Smith-Madrone Cabernet Sauvignon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We have to go back 20 years to our 1979 Cabernet Sauvignon to find a wine which even approaches the 1999 with such dark color, intensity of fruit and flavor and a finishing sensation of silky smoothness.
Aromas of earth, cedar and dark cherry of Cabernet Sauvignon dominate.
Because Smith-Madrone Cabernet Sauvignons are neither fined nor filtered there will be some sediment on the cork or at the bottom of the bottle.
www.smithmadrone.com /wine_cab99.html   (246 words)

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