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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  • RBA, cannot go wrong with almost anything from Drouhin, French or American - ... ... web site - Block 67 Cabernet Sauvignon (“Block” for the box; “67” for the year Trader Joe’s was founded).  I would expect something a bit less interesting than the 2 (or 3) buck chuck. Stick with Robin's Apsara wines, more expensive but definitely worth it.Fin... Read More

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  • When he started Kendall-Jackson Winery thirty-two years ago, Jess Jackson's ... ... Stature Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon with candle-lit Beef Tenderloin on a white-clothed table. Each bottle gives you exactly what you want, when you want it. It's humbling to consider the scope of operations that would support an effort at this scale with s... Read More

    From the article Wine That Says "Count On Me"


  • Jacob's Creek Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

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    Coloration that is rich, opaque, and burgundy/brown in color. Aromas that are leafy, yet of sweet jammy preserves and slightly pungent....there are also hints of cranberry, black currant and some alcoholic tendencies. Flavors follow suit, with tart cranberry, currant, woody oak and some tart, leaning towards not quite ripe berry......mouthfeel... Read More

    Wine review by chriscage


  • Our case of Medlock Ames wines showed up at UPS yesterday.  I decided to ... to ... vintages of their Cabernet Sauvignon; 2008, 2009 and 2010.  I really enjoy this wine as it's a good value for the taste.  The three bottles of Malbec make the even dozen.&nbs Read More

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  • Ca Donini Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

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    Wine review by Oozie


  • Our Customers Have X Gossips Cabernet Sauvignon On Average Stars Based On 2009

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    The 2016 batch is fermenting in the bottle. Maybe th ewinemaker tried to release th ewine to soon but this has put me off Gossips for life Read More

    Wine review by Lommies


  • Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is an event filled with terrific wine and food from ... 2009 Alexander’s Crown Cabernet Sauvignon ($75)This fruit came from a vineyard site first planted in 1971. It was in fact the first in Alexander Valley to produce a single vineyard Cabernet. This library offering is still young fresh and vibrant. The nose is big... Read More

    From the article Put These Sonoma Wines on Your Radar


  • OK, since several people made some kind comments, I'll add this to my ... ... should be aware.  Their Cabernet Sauvignons and their Cabernet Francs all are usually from the estate vineyard and are "Spring Mountain District" AVA bottlings.Their Zinfandel is labeled "Napa Valley."  It is a blend of fruit sourced from the estate vineyard and some... Read More

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  • Played in our Fall Member-Guest golf tourney this weekend with my brother. We ... bottle of Concha y Toro Cabernet Sauvignon Don Melchor (I need to get the vintage and a pic). I haven't had very many Chilean cabs so wasn't sure what to expect. This was a PnP, so no surprise that the bottle seemed a bit tight at first but it was obvious that th... Read More

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  • Schroeder Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

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    Wine review by LetUsTaste


  • 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?

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  • 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

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  • 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


  • Recently while in SanFrancisco we enjoyed Cedar Brook Cabernet Sauvignon. can you please tell me if this is available to purchase in australia?

    Comment by 1264574Deryn 1264574 Deryn


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