Tessera Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from California

Item No. 19952
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

California is world-renowned for the character and quality of its cabernet sauvignon vineyards. We have crafted our 1996 Tessera Cabernet Sauvignon from a mosaic of California vineyard sources, taking full advantage of the unique character of our climate and soils. The goal is a wine that is both rich in varietal flavor and elegantly evolved. The grapes, delicate nuances of oak and soft tannins make this a wine that is delicious and ready to drink.

Learn About Tessera

Grapes from the best of Californias vineyards go into the delicious varietal wines of Tessera. These wines express the exuberant, fruit-forward character wine lovers have come to expect and appreciate from California. The name Tessera describes each separate piece in a mosaic, and the Tessera winemaking team approaches vineyard selection and blending much in the way an artist...

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Learn About Other California

California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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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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