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Topic: Cabernet Sauvignon
When it comes to Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon, two of the most popular wines on the market today, New World wineries typically produce them in very similar styles. The Sauvignon Blancs are usually dominated either by aromas and flavors of passion fruit and grapefruit, or grassy, green pepper flavors.
Back in 2013, Michael Kennedy was visiting one of the better Napa Valley wineries when he had the rare chance to taste a wine made from 100 percent Petit Verdot.
One knock against wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in Napa Valley, California is that they don’t age as well as most of their Old World counterparts, particularly those from France.