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Cabernet Sauvignon

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A noble variety bestowed with both power and concentration, Cabernet Sauvignon enjoys success all over the globe. Inherently high in tannins and acidity, the best bottlings of Cabernet can age beautifully for decades. Cabernet Sauvignon flourishes in temperate climates like Bordeaux where it forms the base of the Medoc reds. These blends are typically mostly Cabernet with Merlot and smaller amounts of some combination of Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. (Enjoying a great deal of success in various regions around the world, this blend is now globally referred to as a Bordeaux Blend.) Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley is responsible for some of the world’s most prestigious, age-worthy and sought-after “cult” wines.

Tasting Notes for Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is a dry red wine rich in color, tannin and extract. It expresses notes of blackberry, cassis, plum, currant, spice and tobacco. In the Old World you'll often find the more earthy side of Cabernet Sauvignon wine. In warmer regions like California, Washington, Argentina, Chile and Australia, you can typically expect more upfront fruit flavors.

Perfect Food Pairings for Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon wine pairs well with rich, intense meat dishes—beef, lamb and venison, in particular—where its opulent fruit and decisive tannins make an equal match to the dense protein of the meat. With a mature Cabernet, opt for tender, slow-cooked meat dishes.

Sommelier Secrets for Cabernet Sauvignon

Despite the modern importance and ubiquity of Cabernet Sauvignon, it is actually a relatively young variety. In 1997, DNA profiling revealed the grape to be a spontaneous crossing of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc which took place in 17th century southwestern France.

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        • Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2020  Front Label
          Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2020
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          Cabernet Sauvignon from Maipo Valley, Chile
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          Anakota Helena Montana Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California
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          Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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          Double Canyon Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley, Washington
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          Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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        • Vina Robles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2019  Front Label
          Vina Robles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles, Central Coast, California
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          Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California
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          Decoy California Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
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        • Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018  Front Label
          Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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        • Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2019  Front Label
          Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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        • Vineyard 29 Aida Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2018  Front Label
          Vineyard 29 Aida Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
          Cabernet Sauvignon from St. Helena, Napa Valley, California
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          Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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        • Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
          Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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        • Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon 2019  Front Label
          Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
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        • Antica Mountain Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2018  Front Label
          Antica Mountain Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Atlas Peak, Napa Valley, California
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        • Trefethen Cabernet Sauvignon 2019  Front Label
          Trefethen Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California
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          CADE Howell Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California
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          Far Niente Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
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        • Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (1 Liter Bottle) 2020  Front Label
          Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (1 Liter Bottle) 2020
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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          Heitz Cellar Lot C-91 Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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            Marietta Cellars Arme Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
            Cabernet Sauvignon from North Coast, California
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