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My reviews and ratings of Cabernet Sauvignon wines are updated weekly. Cabernet Sauvignon is a robust red wine that offers great taste at a good price: I list all of the best Cabernet Sauvignon wines that I recommend, along with my tasting notes, scores, food pairings and recipe matches.

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Irony Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Irony Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Napa Valley, California, United States

Alcohol: 14.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2010‐2016

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LCBO: 25106  Check Stock

Chateau Canada Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Chateau Canada Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Bordeaux, France

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 559468  Check Stock

Errazuriz Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Errazuriz Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Valle De Aconcagua, Chile

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2016

 

LCBO: 335174  4516 in stock

BC: 287805  Check Stock

SAQ: 335174  222 in stock

ANBL: 335174  415 in stock

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Cave de Saumur Des Vignerons Saumur Reserve Cabernet Franc 2005
Cave de Saumur Des Vignerons Saumur Reserve Cabernet Franc 2005

A.C., France

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 103879  Check Stock

Brokenwood Cricket Pitch Blend - Cabernet Shiraz 2009
Brokenwood Cricket Pitch Blend - Cabernet Shiraz 2009

South Eastern Australia, Australia

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2015

 

LCBO: 731638  Check Stock


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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon was originally created by crossing the white grape Sauvignon Blanc and the red grape Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world's most popular wines. Pair Cabernet Sauvignon with hearty meat dishes and hard cheeses.

Cabernet Sauvignon is a dry red wine that can age for decades and becomes more complex and subtle as a result. Signature aromas in its youth include blackcurrant, cassis, blackberry, herbs and cedar or oak. If the grapes were not fully ripened when picked, it can have green bell pepper or weedy notes.

As it ages, Cabernet Sauvignon takes on notes of seductive spices, anise, violets, leather, olive, tobacco and cigar box. It's often aged in oak from 6-24 months. It can be quite tannic when young (so decant it for an hour or two if you aren't going to age it). The tannins smooth out with age. Just how long it can age depends on how well it was made (quality of the fruit, etc).

Cabernet Sauvignon is most famous in Bordeaux, France, where it's part of a blend that can include any or all of the following grapes to increase the complexity of the final wine: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petite Verdot. Cabernet is also planted worldwide because its tough skin resists disease and rot. It does especially well in regions with warm, dry conditions and a long growing season such as California, Chile, Argentina and Australia.

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