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Michel-Schlumberger La Cime Cabernet Sauvignon, Dry Creek Valley, USA

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Wine Notes

Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon (often shortened to "Cab Sav" or even just "Cab") is probably the most famous red wine grape variety on Earth. It is rivaled in this regard only by its Bordeaux stablemate Merlot, and its opposite number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. The product of a natural crossing of key Bordeaux grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon's DNA was profiled only as recently as 1997, by researchers in California. Most wine authorities agree that the crossing happened only in the past few centuries, making the variety's current fame all the more impressive. (© All rights reserved, Wine-Searcher)

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Region
  • Dry Creek Valley is an AVA is in Sonoma County, California, located just west of the Russian river (the famous Russian River Valley AVA lies immediately to the south). The area is generally warm but contains many climatic sub-zones; generally speaking, the valley floor is markedly cooler than the hillsides. Dry Creek Valley's neighbors are the prestigious AVAs Alexander Valley and Chalk Hill. The much cooler Green Valley lies just to the south, on the other side of the Russian river ...more

  • Sonoma County, California, is one of the most important wine-growing regions in the whole of the United States. Vines have been planted here since the 1850s, and apart from the inevitable hiatus brought about by Prohibition, the county’s relationship with wine has been prolific and unbroken.

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