Cabernet

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cabernet

(ˈkæbəneɪ)
n
a type of grapethe red wine made from this grape
[C19: French]
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Noun1.Cabernet - superior Bordeaux type of red wine
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon grape - superior red wine grapes grown especially in the Bordeaux region of France and northern California
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The darker pink color showcases the blend of different varieties--pinot noir, merlot, cabernets sauvignon and franc.
The Helderberg was one of five cabernets of varying styles that I tried this week - along with a cabernet blend and a Piedmont red.
Unlike pinot noirs, cabernets and cabernet blends can be extremely enjoyable without breaking the bank.
* The Bottle: The 2001 Cherryblock cabernet sauvignon ($225 for 1.5 liters) compares favorably to cult cabernets triple the price, while the 2003 pinot noir Sonoma Coast ($17) is one of the grape's few truly fine affordable expressions.
Italy Straightforward easy drinking wines from the north and full-bodied, concentrated Cabernets such as the famous (andexpensive Sassicaia) from Tuscany.
Cabernet? The best Cabernets are as soft as cashmere pajamas.
A full expression of the lean, bold profile of Washington State Cabernets. Big, bold berries, chocolate and ripe black cherry.
At first, it was regarded as a big, formidable wine, but while many Californian cabernets have become heavier and more alcoholic, Monte Bello has remained constant, around 13.5 per cent abv, with firm tannins designed for ageing.
What's fascinating about top Cabernets, however, is their seemingly oxymoronic ability to taste both powerful and elegant at the same time.
That price range, which is dominated by some of the least expensive Cabernets from California's coastal counties and Washington's Columbia Valley, and some of the more expensive from inland California, grew by 23% compared to an already hot 13% growth rate during the previous 52-week period.
Cabernet Sauvignon, long at the top of the sales heap among red wines, reached even greater heights this year as off-premise sales grew nicely, DtC sales grew rapidly and deals involving prime Cabernet Sauvignon brands and vineyard sites made headlines.
AS I PEN THIS COLUMN, THE 2016 NAPA VALLEY CABERNET Sauvignon harvest is half completed, creating much more optimism than the previous harvest.