Early Cabernet Sauvignon


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Joe Becerra

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early cabernet sauvignon
early cabernet sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon in early July in the Napa Valley

Early Cabernet Sauvignon in the Napa Valley

This is a great look at the early Cabernet Sauvignon. In this growing stage the grape clusters are full and very green. During the latter parts of July these grape vines will undergo veraison. Veraison is the onset of ripening. The grapes will slowly change from the green color to a deep vibrant purple. Veraison is an exciting time for vintners of Cabernet Sauvignon. It means that harvest time is approaching and should be here in six-to-eight weeks. This photo was taken at the Robert Mondavi Winery in their To Kalon Vineyards. This vineyard of Cabernet Sauvignon is used for the highest quality Cabernet Sauvignon wines made by Robert Mondavi Winery. During early July, the Napa Valley vineyards are spectacular as the vines grow full and display their beautiful grape clusters. It is a great time to travel to the Napa Valley

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  • Joe Becerra

    Joe Becerra has been traveling to wine country and enjoying wine since 1965. He is a retired educator, and now have the time the opportunity to share his wine travel experiences through this Website.