Origin: A natural cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc from Bordeaux, France
Atwater Introduction: 2005
Atwater Acreage: 1.82 acres
Taste and Aroma Characteristics: Black currant, bell pepper, eucalyptus, mint, black pepper, green olives, tar, cedar, are some of the descriptive terms used when mentioning the flavor and aroma characteristics of Cabernet Sauvignon. Because of the small grape size and high skin-to-pulp ratio, the wine is normally tannic and full-bodied. Capable of aging extremely well and producing wines of immense complexity.