Grgich Hills Estates "Cabernet Sauvignon" 2012

100% Cabernet Sauvignon
A still red wine from the Napa Valley, California region of United States.

Complex, elegant, velvety. Cherries, berries, dried violets.

Tasting Notes

The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from Grgich Hills Estates nose is complex.

It opens with cherries and jam berries and unfolds into dry roses and violets.

On the mouth it is velvety with some underlining acidity that gives it nerve. The finish is long and pleasant.

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Estate making Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Grgich Hills Estates
Cabernet Sauvignon (2012) Label Cabernet Sauvignon
Style of Cabernet Sauvignon Style Red & Still
Country of Grgich Hills Estates Country United States
Region of Grgich Hills Estates Region Napa Valley, California
Grape blend of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage 2012

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Red-wine variety of grape

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most well-known red wine grape varieties in the world. It is grown in nearly every major wine-producing region, in a wide range of climates, from the Okanagan Valley in Canada to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon. Cabernet Sauvignon rose to popularity as a result of its use in Bordeaux wines, where it is often blended with Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The grape spread through Europe and into the New World, settling in places like California’s Santa Cruz Mountains, Paso Robles, Napa Valley, Hawkes Bay, South Africa’s Stellenbosch region, Australia’s Margaret River and Coonawarra valleys, and Chile’s Maipo Valley and Colchagua. It was the world’s most widely planted premium red wine grape for most of the twentieth century, before Merlot overtook it in the 1990s. By 2015, however, Cabernet Sauvignon had reclaimed its place as the most widely planted wine grape, with 341,000 hectares (3,410 km2) under vine globally.

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