Cabernet Sauvignon has been called the King of Wines because of its quality and the fact that it is grown in virtually all the major wine growing areas of the world. Its origins date back to 17th century France and an accidental cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. In France Cabernet Sauvignon is often blended with Cabernet Franc and Merlot in the Bordeaux region. In California it is frequently bottled all by itself and in Australia it is often blended with Shiraz. Because of it's naturally high tannin content in the skins it also makes some of the longest aging wines. Cabernet Sauvignon is often described as containing flavors of cassis (black currant), black cherry and other dark berry flavors. Wherever they are from you should buy Cabernet Sauvignon wines at the Ultimate Wine Shop.
Elegance would be the word that best describes this wine. There exist obvious wines which spontaneously approach you and those whose reticence oblige you to draw them out to get to know them. Château Haut-Brion, without a doubt,... Read More
It is worth noting that when the bottled 2006 Chateau Margaux, which appeared closed and less impressive than I had predicted from barrel, was retasted alongside the remarkable 2008, I elevated my score to 94+. It does not possess... Read More
The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon has put on considerable weight over the last 12 months. It exhibits aromas of melted licorice, creme de cassis, burning embers, black currants, cherries, and smoky, meaty notes. Rich, full-bodied, and... Read More