Tag Archives: cabernet sauvignon

The Odd Couple: Strip Steak & Sancerre

Wine people seem to always ask other wine people to recall their most memorable wine, or their most exciting wine pairing . I always falter with the first, being lucky enough to have had many an amazing wine memories, but the second I have nailed down. I was in Genoa, … More

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Categories: Pairing Wine With Food
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The Wine.com 100 once again says… everyone loves a good Cabernet value!

Today we release our 6th annual Wine.com 100. It’s our list of the Top 100 wines sold on Wine.com for the first 11 months of 2011.  It’s the only 100 list compiled based on customer activity rather than critics ratings. Since we go through over 13,000 unique wines in … More

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Categories: Industry News
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Staff Pick: Firestone Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine: Firestone Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Reviewer: Rachel
Rating: 4 Stars

Review: The Firestone Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 is a beautiful example of a Cabernet coming out of the Central Coast of California. It is smooth, supple and extremely food friendly. This wine is loaded with dark, … More

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Categories: Staff Picks
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Thick skin, big pips – how Cabernet Sauvignon came to dominate

One of the most well known wine grapes in the world, one that crafts the age-worthy collectibles of Bordeaux and California, the red variety we call the “King of Grapes,” a grape planted in just about every wine growing region in the world, and the grape that has it’s own … More

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Categories: Wine Education
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The ageability of Cabernet

One of the most attractive aspects of Cabernet Sauvignon, especially to collectors, is its ability to age. For a long time. The bountiful phenolics of the grape produce a wine able to age for a very long time in the cellar. Not that every Cab should age, but those … More

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Categories: Wine Education
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