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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  • Robert Mondavi Napa Cabernet 2014

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    Wine review by Whitetigerofwine


  • Bodega Melipal Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza 2014

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    Ripe floral cherry and savory spice aromas with a note of cranberry and raspberry and light cream. A bit burnt on the palate but with good spice, black cherry and blackberry notes, pepper and vanilla and a finish of smoke and herbs. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Bodega Melipal Ikella Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza 2014

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    Dusty, bold aromas of black currant and blackberry with soft spice and eucalyptus. Driving, powerful flavors in the mouth with bold blackberry and black cherry fruit, herbal medicinal notes and a finish of fresh spice. Read More

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  • Kaiken Terroir Series Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza 2015

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    Chalky, bright cherry aromas with floral notes and hints of perfume. In the mouth this is creamy textured and red fruited with cherry, blueberry and red currant flavor and a spicy finish of fresh acidity, heat, earth and cinnamon. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Bodegas Salentein Numina Gran Corte Red Blend Uco Valley 2014

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    Savory and earthy aromas of dark chocolate, plum and black currant on the nose with creamy, vanilla bean notes and inviting fresh berry. Dark berry, leather and smoke on the palate with a burnt twig flavor, chewy tannins, dried herbs and tart, focused black fruit. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Salentein Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2015

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    Dry and earthy on the nose with notes of dark chocolate, black currant and black cherry. Medium bodied red fruit flavors of cherry and raspberry in the mouth with a dry, lightly oaked finish and a bit of tingly spice throughout. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Ampakama Cabernet Sauvignon San Juan Argentina 2014

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    Pleasant syrupy aromas of vanilla, blackberry and black cherry. A bit tart and tight on the palate with cranberry and seeded raspberry fruit, a bit of spice and drying tannins on the finish. Read More

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  • Terrazas de Los Andes Los Aromos Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Lujan de Cuyo 2013

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    Dark blackberry and black cherry aromas are intoxicating and rich. Full, rich and expansive in the mouth with touches of harsh tannin and heat amidst complex flavors of dark chocolate, black cherry, black currant and an earthy blueberry finish. Read More

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  • Zuccardi Cabernet Sauvignon Q 2013

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    Dark spice and rich black cherry and blackberry fruit aromas with fresh floral violets. Deep flavors of black currant and blackberry, chocolate and licorice with a fresh red fruit spice and a pop of acidity towards the mid palate that slopes off on the finish. Read More

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  • Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Uco Valley 2014

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    Brown sugar, blackberry and blueberry aromas are soft and elegant. Generous fruit, smoky cocoa, resinous tannins and a sticky earthy spice on the palate, this is dry and dusty with a full mouth of black currant fruit and a finish of plum. Read More

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