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The Steven Kent Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Livermore Valley, USA

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Average Price $46 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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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)

From its origins in Bordeaux, Cabernet has successfully spread to almost every win ...more


Region
  • Livermore Valley is an AVA occupying an area at the eastern end of the San Francisco Bay AVA. Traditionally, the area has been known for premium wines made from Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, although changing tastes have led to Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon vines being grown in the area too.

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  • 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 generalize about win...more

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