Caparoso Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from Central Coast, California

$14.99
Item No. 56713
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

The dominant core of this blend comes from the rocky, chalky hillsides of Paso Robles, defining the round, sumptuous, multi-scented richness. A small percentage of Syrah spices up the blend, and adds snap and pop to this lush style of Cabernet.

Aged 11 months in French (80%) and American oak. The French oak gives it a lavishly aromatic, sultry sass, but it is the kiss of good ol' American that adds sweetness (although the wine is completely dry) to the tongue. Why not? If it tastes great, it probably is great!

Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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