International Cabernet Sauvignon Day is August 30th
Cabernet Sauvignon Day is a great day to enjoy one of the world's most popular red wines.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a versatile wine that can be enjoyed with many different types of food. The wine is best enjoyed when it is allowed to age for a few years. There are many great Cabernet Sauvignon wines to choose from. So, grab a bottle of your favorite Cabernet Sauvignon and celebrate Cabernet Sauvignon Day!
All about Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon is a black grape that is used to make red wine. The grape is a descendant of the wild Cabernet franc and Sauvignon blanc vines. The grape is named after the French word for "gooseberry," which is what the Cabernet Sauvignon grape looks like.
The Cabernet Sauvignon grape is thought to have originated in the southwestern part of France. The grape was first mentioned in print in 1753. The Cabernet Sauvignon grape is a thin-skinned grape, which makes it susceptible to rot and pests. The grape is also very sensitive to the amount of sunlight it gets. The grapes need a long growing season to ripen properly.
Cabernet Sauvignon wines are usually full-bodied with high tannin levels. The wines are often described as having flavors of blackberry, cassis, and currant. The wines can also have flavors of chocolate, espresso, and tobacco.
Cabernet Sauvignon wines pair well with food that has strong flavor such as grilled meats and hearty stews. Cabernet Sauvignon wines are best enjoyed when they are allowed to age for a few years. The wines will continue to improve for many years if they are stored properly. There are many great Cabernet Sauvignon wines to choose from. Some of the most popular Cabernet Sauvignon wines come from France, Italy, and California.
Cabernet Sauvignon Day is a day to celebrate the grape that has become the most popular red wine grape in the world.