Fortant Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $8.49
Item No. 27977
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2003
  • W&S88

Winemaker's Notes

The first nose is powerful: aromas of red candied fruits and figs may be detected.

On the palate, the balance is supple but has pronounced substance.

Blackberries and candied fruits mix with more earthy notes, creating a sense of freshness.

Learn About Fortant

Fortant wines offer the finest expression of the South of France terroir, beautifully displayed across three tiers that embrace the area's diverse and distinctive topography: Mountains Grand Reserve, Hills Reserve and Coast Select. Fortant played a pioneering role in the South of France, having led a revolution to champion the noble varietals and implementing a rigorous...

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Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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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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