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Galante Vineyards Red Rose Hill Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmel Valley, USA

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Average Price $33 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Price History for Galante Vineyards Red Rose Hill Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmel Valley, USA
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Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon

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. From its origins around the Medoc, the Cabern ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Carmel Valley wine region

    Carmel Valley is an AVA within the larger Monterey County AVA 100 miles (160km) south of San Francisco. Located in a narrow valley that runs south from Monterey Bay into the Santa Lucia mountains, the AVA is responsible for some of the best Cabernet Sauvignon wines made in the whole of Monterey.

    There are two distinct viticultural areas within the Carmel Valley AVA. Most vineyards sit on the slopes of Cachagua Valley in the southern reaches of the zone. The mountainous terroir here is well suited to the Bordeaux varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon and ... more

  • Central Coast wine region

    The Central Coast AVA in California covers the long stretch of coastline from San Francisco Bay south to Santa Barbara, and reaches inland from the Pacific Ocean to the borders of the Central Valley. The climate and topography vary enormously across this immense region, making it impossible to general ... more

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