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Cabernet Franc

Cabernet  Franc Wine Details

Description: Showing clear and bright ruby red color with the lightest hint of violet on the edge, the wine displays aromas of fresh raspberries and red currants with scents of delicate dried herbs. On the palate the dried herb is evident with ample volume of sweet cherry, black currant and bell pepper that are accented by a hint of anise. The finish is bright and crisp with a cleansing touch of cherry pit and mild tannins.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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