Cabernet Sauvignon

Species: Vitis Vinifera
Parentage: Cross between Cabernet franc & Sauvignon blanc
Aliases: Bouchet, Bouche, Petit-Bouchet, Petit-Cabernet, Petit-Vidure, Sauvignon Rouge, Bidure
Grape Color: Black
Regions: Bordeaux, Tuscany, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Australia
Other important regions include Tuscany, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Australia
Type(s) of Wine the Grape Produces:
Classified Bordeaux Estates, Californian cult wines

“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Cabernet Sauvignon is wildly popular in wine regions throughout both the Old World and New World. Its most intimate roots trace back to the Bordeaux Wine Region in Southern France.

For an avid wine drinker, some major elements of the Cabernet Sauvignon are worth noting. The most distinctive element of Cabernet Sauvignon is its black currant aroma, which is present in all its wines worldwide.


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Craig Donofrio is an Advanced Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers and has worked and consulted for some of the nation's top restaurants. He is chief food/wine photographer at Grapevine Studios (www.grapevinestudios.blogspot.com).

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  • Vina Aresti Aresti Family Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

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    fruity, but feels like an entry-level. straightforward Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Domaine Gonet-Medeville Bordeaux Superieur Cru Mon Plaisir 2014

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    young and fruity, very inviting! Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Chateau Liversan Haut-Medoc 2003

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    This bottle of wine was part of a lot I bought on the website ... consists of ... consists of 50% merlot,49% cabernet sauvignon and 1% cabernet franc and was aged in oak barrels. I started the bottle last night with my supper of chicken breast wrapped in bacon and I did enjoy it.There is plenty of a blackcurranbt and blueberry style fruit ther... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Turnbull Cabernet Sauvignin Napa 2004

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    No written review

    Wine review by x5liang


  • Sounds great, foie gras paired well with a medium bodied red like Pinot Noir, ... ... dauphnoise potatoes with Cabernet Sauvignon. Hope the dinner will be a succes Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wine suggestions from list...


  • Sketchbook Cabernet Sauvignon Mendocino County 2014

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    Darkly smoked notes of strawberry and raspberry with burnt earth and tar notes. This is more fruity in the mouth, but a bit tart with cranberry and strawberry fruit and a whole lot of acidity. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • William Hill Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon North Coast 2014

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    Soft red fruit notes of raspberry, strawberry and cranberry on the nose with floral spice. More red fruit notes of cranberry and cherry on the palate with a core of leathery smoke coming through and streaking to the finish which has good length and a touch of oak. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • I think we need to visit Stags Leap the next time we get down to Napa Valley. ... the same 2013 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon on sale at this shop (for $103) that was the winning wine at the wine party last night.  I still didn't get to taste it though, as it wasn't hooked up to their tasting machines.  Sign... Read More

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  • Skyfall Columbia Valley Red Blend 2014

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    Decent enough for the price point with red berry fruits - cherry mainly - and a touch of blueberry. Earthy notes add to relatively mild tannins and good acidity. 87 points - drink now - Paul Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Z Alexander Brown "Uncaged" Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

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    This is a very mild mannered cabby. MOstly red berry fruits, mild tannins and acidity on the finish. Better with food. 87 points - drink now - Paul Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • How ca we get it shipped to Illinois?

    Comment by 1112783lorendunkley 1112783 lorendunkley


  • a wonderfull mellow wine with no acidy after taste

    Comment by 1110919B EDWARDS 1110919 B EDWARDS


  • Thanks Don! Now I become baby for Cab club. Tell me more about great and reasonable Cabs for daily table.

    Comment by 375798hdkizw 375798 hdkizw


  • Where can I get Lilly Pilly Cab Sauv from Australia?

    Comment by 813432ellenruggles 813432 ellenruggles


  • Stonewood Cabernet Sauvignon

    Comment by 557177Donna Hicks 557177 Donna Hicks


  • I have a few bottles of 1987 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Sonoma Valley, Christine Vineyards. They were made for a Private Label Collection. I would love to know more about this wine.

    Comment by 477550akaRicky 477550 akaRicky


  • trying to find availability of graf istvan

    Comment by 463892paul b king 463892 paul b king


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  • It a great wine for the price, however Snooth keeps putting Sauvignon Blanc in my cart when I try to purchase it. Very annoying.

    Comment by 213572Captain Wino 213572 Captain Wino


  • I have found love at last!! Ladera 2006 Howell Mountain!! Dear god thank you for sharing this goodness with me.

    Comment by 348939annhird 348939 annhird


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