It’s all about Cabernet


As we celebrate all things Cabernet Sauvignon in this fine region of Coonawarra this month, we thought we would share some Cabernet facts for wine lovers out there.

The Cabernet Sauvignon grape varietal is a cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc.

During the 17th century in southwestern France, it is thought that Cabernet Sauvignon was created, most likely in the Bordeaux region.

Cabernet Sauvignon is oftentimes… the most planted wine grape in the world.


 Because of the bold flavours and tannins, the wines pair exceptionally well with fatty meats, such as a rib-eye steak.

Researchers studying the effects of certain foods on the tongue found that the tannins in Cabernet Sauvignon act as “scrapers” to fats and proteins that collect on your tongue from the food you eat.

Studies have shown that the resveratrol compound found in Cabernet Sauvignon can potentially fight Alzheimer’s.

And it’s darn delicious! Enjoy.