Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon has long been the go-to grape variety for both growers and winemakers alike. The result of a little cross-breeding between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, it took the best aspects of both varieties, including thick skins, hardy vines and low yields necessary to concentrate flavour. Combine that with intense aromas and the ability to add elegance and structure to any blend, and you’ve got yourself a contender in the race to become top grape.

It pops up in practically every winegrowing region around the world, either as a single varietal or in a blend, where subtle geographic and climatic differences feed into a rich range of flavours. Cabernet hotspots include its homeland of Bordeaux, where it reaches sublime levels of concentration and purity, not to mention stratospheric pricing, but also California, Australia and many more.

The flavours and aromas most associated with Cabernet include blackcurrant (specifically the concentrated cassis liqueur style), bell pepper and blackberry, with oak ageing providing hints of vanilla, cedar and tobacco, to name but a few…

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  • Dandelion Vineyards Pride of the Fleurieu Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Australia

    More on the way soon... Dandelion Vineyards Pride of the If you think Australian wines are pretty much the same, you really should treat yourself to a bottle of this delicious Cabernet Sauvignon red wine. Coming from the small Fleurie Peninsula region, it's a powerhouse of ripe blackcurrant, blueberry flavours showing just how good Aussie wine can be. Read More.

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