What is Cabernet Sauvignon?

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Cabernet Sauvignon is considered a classic among red wines. He has a difficult character. Grapes with the same name give the drink a sour taste, and tannins an extraordinary viscosity. In addition, the wine has sufficient strength (13-14%).

Cabernet Sauvignon grapes have thick skins and fleshy flesh. Thanks to this, the wine is full-bodied, with a good balance of flavors. The grapes themselves, still in bunches on the vine, have a slightly fruity smell. European wine is characterized by a bouquet of green pepper, violet, and graphite. American is spicier, with cherry and vanilla. To soften the sharp spice, in America, Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are often used in blends with other varieties.

For example, Precision cabernet sauvignon 2018 consists of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and 10% Merlot added to soften the taste.

Where the best Cabernet Sauvignon wines are made

The taste of wine depends on the grapes, and the taste of grapes depends on where they are grown. For a long time, it was believed that France is an ideal place for growing Cabernet Sauvignon, and that only from this grape can a real wine of the same name be made. But gradually other countries, and even continents, showed their strong ability to compete with the birthplace of Cabernet Sauvignon.


In Italy, Cabernet Sauvignon is classified as a “Super Tuscan” wine. These species appeared when some winemakers, tired of the rules and classifications of the DOC, began to produce wonderful drinks using foreign grape varieties (the DOC classification only allows local varieties in wine). Despite the lack of official recognition, Cabernet Sauvignon in Italy has received popular recognition.


The palm tree for the cultivation of Cabernet Sauvignon and the production of the wine of the same name, as before, belongs to Bordeaux. To this day, pure, one-shot Sauvignon is rare to find here. Manufacturers offer very interesting, fragrant, and refined blends. Cabernet Sauvignon is also grown and produced in the Loire Valley and Le Meade.

South America

Those wishing to try the South American Cabernet are advised by experts to drink wine from grapes grown in Chile. Surprisingly, due to the different climates in different regions of the country, the wine also turns out to be different. In arid valleys, it is soft, delicate fruity. In the cooler high-altitude regions, Cabernet Sauvignon has a bouquet similar to elegant Bordeaux, with tannins and bright berry accents.


The mainland has a very dry climate and soil, which is called Terra Rossa (red earth due to its high iron content). Wines from grapes grown here have a completely different fruity bouquet, enriched with soft notes of menthol.

What does Precision cabernet sauvignon 2018 taste like?

This wine has one flavor when young and another when aged. If in a fresh drink one taste is clearly manifested, then after a few years the bouquet opens and becomes more saturated.

2018 precision cabernet sauvignon has a rich fruity and berry flavor. The bouquet feels:

  • Blackberry;
  • Blackcurrant;
  • Blueberry;
  • Spicy spices;
  • Oak.

Thanks to tannins, the wine has a noble viscosity on the palate, and berry notes show through more in the aftertaste. The distant aroma of cocoa diversifies the flavor bouquet.

Where precision cabernet sauvignon 2018 comes from

This wine is from California’s famous Napa Valley. Producer wine company Balius Wines.

Red wines from this region made a revolution in the wine world in 1976. At the prestigious Judgment of Paris wine event, Napa Valley wine left the French drink behind. The secret is in the climate and characteristics of grape ripening in California. The hot sun and the tradition of winemakers to let the grapes ripen on the vine made the wine completely different, more “hot”, with notes of spices, and stronger.

The Napa Valley produces pure Cabernet Sauvignon and blends. One of the best is considered precision 2018 cabernet sauvignon – a blend of two grapes. This is the famous Bordeaux blend.

What are the best dishes to drink Cabernet Sauvignon with?

2018 precision cabernet sauvignon pairs best with cheeses. A plate with aged varieties is ideal. Also to taste wine with fruity notes, dark chocolate is combined.

Cabernet Sauvignon is often served with grilled meat and fish.

Precision Cabernet Sauvignon is soft and easy to drink.