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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  • Santa Rita 120 Reserva Especial Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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    Ok, a 6$ wine soled for 20$ in restaurant... Much greens in flavor!!! ...but it goes excellent with steamed veggies and beef mixed :) Read More

    Wine review by ApelsecS


  • Rancho Ventavo Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

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    2009 - My favorite vintage of this cab between 2011 and 2007, but they are all fantastic wines! Among them, 2011 feels more bright, than others. Read More

    Wine review by ApelsecS


  • Rancho Ventavo Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by ApelsecS


  • Apsara Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

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    Fairly fruity for a CS. Interestingly more blackberry/blueberry than the cassis that I normally get. Some stoniness around the edges of the tongue. Sedate tannin, slightly more acid. Easy-to-drink wine at this stage. Very pleasant and lingering aftertaste. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Hasn’t it? When we started Snooth back in 2007, rosé was not such ... head turn: 55% Malbec, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Sauvignon Blanc, and 5% Pinot Gris. This is a rosé you can confidently serve at your next cloth napkin dinner.Creamy floral notes of rose petal and watermelon with a spicy pepper note and some soft cherry. Mellow and tart on ... Read More

    From the article Rose Has Jumped the Shark


  • Domaine Bousquet Malbec Cabernet Rose Tupungato Valley 2018

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    Creamy floral notes of rose petal and watermelon with a spicy pepper note and some soft cherry. Mellow and tart on the palate on entry but developing some zest towards the finish, this is light and easy drinking with strawberry and cherry notes and a chunk of earth alongside the fruit. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Los Dos Rose Campo de Borja 2017

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    Floral notes of cherry blossom, strawberry and watermelon on the nose. Flavorful and juicy palate of sour cherry, tart cranberry, mashed strawberry and grapefruit juicy, good acidity and a touch of bitter citrus pith towards the finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Finca Wolffer Rose 2015

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    No written review

    Wine review by lpearle


  • Chateau la Louviere Pessac-Leognan 2014

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    I bought this botte of wine from the website ... bottle consists of 70% cabernet sauvignon and 30% merlot and the wine spent 12 months in oak barrels. I started the bottle last night with my supper of quiche lorraine and salad.It is very fresh and fruity [think blackcurrant,black cherry and bramble] and also very smooth and mellow although ther... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Givon Cabernet Sauvignon Galil Dry Red 2016

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    I found this bottle of wine in the £5 clearance section in my local ... of ... ... of Barkan and is 100% cabernet sauvignon. I started it last night with my supper of roast beef.There is plenty of a blackcurrant and cherry style fruit with soft tannins but good structure.In short,this is a nice wine that went well with the be Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Hi I found a bottle of Cabarnet Sauvignon 1994 is it good to taste it ?

    Comment by 2122352Snoother 2122352 2122352 Snoother 2122352


  • I have A january 1979 0704 K bottle for sale call or text interest at 770-243-3810

    Comment by 1974971Jeremy A Arp 1974971 Jeremy A Arp


  • I like wine that is dry, that tastes like dirt,minerals,tobacco,leather...what kind is that? I found a Scones Pitite Sarah and a Merlot that I liked while wine tasting...but when shopping I have no idea what I'm doing.

    Comment by 1066600Krowvitz 1066600 Krowvitz


  • I have a 1987 cabernet sauvignon want to know if someone would be interested in buying it good condition.

    Comment by 1870458Snoother 1870458 1870458 Snoother 1870458


  • I have a 2006 Eaglehawk Cabernet Sauvignon. Is it OK to drink?

    Comment by 1566745Snoother 1566745 1566745 Snoother 1566745


  • Full-bodied, plummy, tart, and slightly tannin.

    Comment by 939533Bigfatwino 939533 Bigfatwino


  • how much does a 1.5L of brassfield cabernet sauvignon cost???

    Comment by 1466736mamscan 1466736 mamscan


  • What is it monetary value.

    Comment by 1442058Snoother 1442058 1442058 Snoother 1442058


  • Hello I have a Harvard business school class of 1988 graduate bottle of1985 Sonoma county Cabernet Sauvignon. Produced and bottle by glen Ellen winery and vineyards

    Comment by 1442058Snoother 1442058 1442058 Snoother 1442058


  • there are great tasting cabernet's from different regions that you can buy at the lowest prices I found on www.wineplusjerky.com that are not in stores.

    Comment by 1397821wineplusjerky 1397821 wineplusjerky


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