Shelton Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
Cabernet Sauvignon from North Carolina, Other US
Big, bold, aggressive and robust, Cabernet Sauvignon owes its persistent popularity to its strength of flavor and full-bodied texture. Cabernet Sauvignon is a relatively small-sized grape with one of the highest ratios of skin to juice, producing a wine - when executed correctly - with intense blackcurrant aromas and flavors. A truly first class Cabernet depends on the skills employed by an experienced and exceptional vintner. Shelton Cabernet Sauvignon was produced in the Napa Valley, a region known and respected for distinctive Cabernets, and is rich in flavor without the excessive acidity and tannin that can mask its characteristic flavors.
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Light & Crisp
- Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.
Fruity & Smooth
- Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.
Rich & Creamy
- Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.