Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world's most widely recognized red wine grape varieties, grown in nearly every major wine producing country in a diverse spectrum of climates. Its small tough-skin gives tannin, body and aroma to the red wines of Bordeaux, where it is blended with Merlot and/or Cabernet Franc. Currant, Plum, Black Cherry & Spice, with notes of Olive, Vanilla Mint, Tobacco, Toasty Cedar, Anise, Pepper & Herbs. Full-bodied wines with great depth that improve with aging. Cabernet spend from 15 to 30 months aging in American & French Oak barrels, which tend to soften the tannins, adding the toasty cedar & vanilla flavours.