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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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Lady Anne Barnard African Pride Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
LCBO: 101758  Check Stock
Columbia Crest Winery H3 Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Columbia Crest Winery H3 Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Horse Heaven Hills, Washington State, United States

LCBO: 210047  Check Stock
SAQ: 12182403  Check Stock
Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Aconcagua Valley, Chile

LCBO: 606764  216 in stock
SAQ: 10967434  177 in stock
Vivallis Paris 4 Grapes Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Lagrein 2006
LCBO: 105288  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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