Cabernet Sauvignon has been an almost mystical grape varietal said toreach back through history to the original ancient Roman wines.

That was until 1996 when DNA mapping proved in the 17th century in south-west France a producer crossed Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc together to create Cabernet Sauvignon.

A stunning grape that is grown very successfully around the world each with distinctive flavour characteristics due to soil and temperatures.

cabernet sauvignon grape

World Regions: France USA (Napa), Chile, Australia

Glass: Large Red, bowl-shaped, allow wine to breathe

Storage Temperature: 12-18 degrees

Serving Temperature: 18 degrees


Flavour Characteristics: Blackberry, Plum, Cherry, Black Currants, Cassis

Tannin Level: Medium-High


Food Match: Rib Eye, Stew, Venison

Sauce: Heavy Brown

Herb Match: Rosemary, Lavender, Bay Leaf

Dessert: Bitter Sweet Chocolate, Espresso

Cheese: Hard Flavourful Cheddar


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