Wines Cabernet Sauvignon

The Cabernet Sauvignon Grape

Late ripening so preferring warmer climates, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most-planted grapevine in the world. The offspring of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, this grape variety’s home area is Bordeaux. It produces dark, blackcurranty, long-lived wines, frequently blended with Merlot and one or some of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Carmenère.

The small grapes are richly pigmented, have thick skins and proportionally large pips. After Bordeaux, California and Italy (one of the Super Tuscan ingredients) are most notable, but the grape is grown virtually everywhere in the wine world.

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  1. Château La Tour de By Médoc Cru Bourgeois
    Château La Tour de By Médoc Cru Bourgeois, 2011
    Bordeaux
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
    Rating:
    100%

    From £23.10 per bottle

  2. San Leonardo
    San Leonardo, 2010
    Trentino
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot

    From £75.00 per bottle

  3. San Leonardo
    San Leonardo, 2011
    Trentino
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot

    From £56.60 per bottle

  4. Château Cos Labory, Saint Estèphe
    Château Cos Labory, Saint Estèphe, 2010
    Bordeaux
    Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

    From £55.10 per bottle

  5. Clos I Terrasses Laurel
    Clos I Terrasses Laurel, 2016
    Catalonia
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Syrah

    From £36.90 per bottle

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