Chateau Routas Wild Boar Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from France

Price: $12.99
Item No. 60608

Winemaker's Notes

The Boar Cabernet is comprised of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes estate-grown at Château Routas. An unusually approachable young expression of this classic varietal, it is deep purple in color, exudes fruity aromas on the nose, and has the velvety character of a great cabernet. Boar Cabernet is as enjoyable with meat and potatoes as it is before the meal as an apéritif.

Learn About Chateau Routas

The location of Chateau Routas in the Coteaux Varois appellation is spectacular; in the heart of Provence, equidistant from the French Riviera on the Mediterranean coast and the foothills of the Alps. It is surrounded by tiny medieval villages that cling to steep cliffs and overlooks miles of spectacular hillsides, woods and rivers. The 642-acre property includes 135 acres of...

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Learn About Other French

Vin de Pays (vahn duh peh-YEE) One of the lower levels in the French Classification system, Vin de Pays is an intermediary wine, created for vineyards who were not quite AC, but vastly superior to Vin de Table wine. Vin de Pays has restrictions similar to the AC, but on a lesser scale. Regulations include specified region, minimum alcohol level and grape varieties. The wine also...

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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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