2016 Beau Vigne Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle (75 cl - Standard)
Beau Vigne is a small winery boutique located at 1400 ft above the famous Napa Valley wine region. The winery gained great popularity because of its great quality Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Their portfolio is enriched with good examples of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay coming from the best vineyards in the region. Robert Parker, the famous wine critic once said that Beau Vigne is one of his favourite wineries especially because it focuses on creating quality wines and not quantity.
California is the largest and most important wine region in the USA. The main varieties used to make Californian wines are Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay together with a wide range of traditional more European varieties such as Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah and Zinfandel. As for Californian white wines varieties, Sauvignon Blanc comes second right after Chardonnay. Also, California as a wine region hosts some of the most famous vineyards in the world: Napa Valley, Sonoma, Paso Robles and Lodi.
Cabernet Sauvignon Wines
Indigenous to Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most famous black skinned grape variety in the world. In fact it is the product of a natural genetic crossing between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. Besides its fame in Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon wines are highly regarded in the New World wine regions especially in California, Chile and South Australia. Undoubtedly the finest Cabernet Sauvignon wines are found in Bordeaux and California, a viewpoint supported by the 1976 Judgment of Paris.