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Best Cabernet Wine

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.

These are just a few of my Cabernet Sauvignon reviews, but you get the full list of my top wines when you sign-up for my web site (it's free). Start drinking great wine tonight! 

 

 

Kc Klein Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2011
Kc Klein Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2011

Western Cape, Constantia W.O., South Africa

Alcohol: 14.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2015‐2018

Heavenly Hamburger Wine

 

LCBO: 366245  Check Stock

Chateau St. Jean Winery and Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Chateau St. Jean Winery and Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

North And Central Coasts, California, United States

Alcohol: 13.8%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2016

 

LCBO: 38034  Check Stock

BC: 142026  109 in stock

SAQ: 10967397  382 in stock

ANBL: 2193  Check Stock

NSLC: 1020781

Alberta: 731230

Caliterra Tributo Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Caliterra Tributo Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Colchagua Valley, Chile

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2017

Best Beef Wine

 

LCBO: 205567  3 in stock

BC: 69112  Check Stock

Gallo Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Gallo Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Sonoma Valley, United States

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 53000  Check Stock

William Cole Albamar Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2004
William Cole Albamar Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Curico Valley, Chile

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 595298  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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