Try Cabernet Sauvignon Wine if You Like Syrah, Barolo, or Bordeaux blends.

 

Overview of Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

Full body with moderate acidity and tannin. Dark fruit flavours with leather, bell pepper and baking spice notes.

 

How To Pronounce the grape Cabernet Sauvignon: Cab-ehr-NAY sō-vin-YAWN

 

Why We Like Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

  • Premium Cabernet Sauvignon ages very well
  • It’s great with steak!

 

Flavours and Aromas of the Cabernet Sauvignon Variety

  • Fruit: blackberry, black current, black cherry
  • Floral Violets
  • Herbal/Vegetal: bell pepper,
  • Earth/Other : baking spices, vanilla, leather, graphite, lead pencil

 

Where in the World Does the Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Grow?

Old World Cabernet Sauvignon Regions

  • Bordeaux, France
  • Spain
  • Tuscany, Italy

New World Cabernet Sauvignon Regions

  • Napa Valley, California, USA
  • Washinton, USA
  • Chile
  • Australia
  • Argentina

 

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine’s Perfect Food Pairings

  • Strong, hard cheeses
  • Red meat
  • Portobello mushroom
  • grilled veggies, esp peppers
  • BBQ/Barbecue

 

Interesting Facts About the Cabernet Sauvignon Grape:

Its parents are Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. It pairs best with the other Bordeaux varietals, especially Cabernet Franc and Merlot.

 

Other Names for the Cabernet Sauvignon Varietal:

Bordeaux, Meritage, Super Tuscan

 

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Dig Deeper: Learn More About Cabernet Sauvignon.

Like Cabernet Sauvignon? Try A Similar Grape Variety: Carmenere or Touriga Nacional.