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Cabernet Franc

Reserve Cabernet Franc Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: Carefully limiting the crop of our Cabernet Franc vines produced an outstanding, full bodied wine with wonderful nose and lingering finish. Aged 18 months exclusively in French and American oak before bottling, it is delicious now and will continue to develop with time. Hold on to this one! Limited quantities!!

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Franc:
Cabernet Franc is an accessible, spicy, herbal, dark blue grape variety that is often compared to Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc tends to be softer and has less tannin than Cabernet Sauvignon, although the two can be difficult to distinguish. Sometimes the French refer to Cabernets, which could mean either of the two grapes. Its typical aromas include an herbaceous and pronounced peppery nose, even in ripe fruit, and something eerily like tobacco. The Cabernet Franc ripens at an earlier stage, which gives it reason to exist in the Bordeaux area. In the Loire, where we find it a lot, it gives a clear red fresh and fruity wine.


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