CABERNET SAUVIGNON: The world's most popular wine is a natural cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc that originated in Bordeaux.  Wines are concentrated and age-worthy. 

PROFILE: The rich flavor and high tannin content in Cabernet Sauvignon make it a perfect partner for rich grilled meats, peppery sauces, and dishes with high flavor.  black cherry, black currant, cedar, baking spices, and graphite are all common aromatics for this varietal. 

IF YOU LIKE CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ALSO TRY:  Bordeaux Blend, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Carménére and Nero D'Avola.