Plumpjack, Cabernet Sauvignon

Plumpjack, Cabernet Sauvignon - 2018

Item # 42168 750mL
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Red
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USA
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With vineyards positioned on the eastern side of the Oakville appellation, the vines are planted in a variety of soils: gravel, clay, volcanic and sandy loam, among others. Gavin Newsom founded the Plumpjack winery in 1992 and it was under his leadership that this Napa winery has thrived over the decades. While Gavin still owns the winery, he has fully embraced political life and is currently the governor of the state of California.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

California

California makes more wine than any other state in the United States. Not only does the state grow a variety of noble grape varieties like Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, there are also plantings of lesser-known varieties such as Nebbiolo, Roussanne and Mourvèdre to name just a few.

Cabernet Sauvignon

The result of an illicit affair a hundred-odd years ago between Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon today enjoys more worldwide popularity than both of its parents combined. It is the principal grape of Bordeaux, and as such has rightly earned its place among the greatest and most long-lived wines of the Old World; of course, it is also the most heralded grape of California,...

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