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The Sisters Bordeaux Style Blend

The Sisters Bordeaux Style Blend Wine Details

Description: Less dense than the estate wine but loaded with complex flavors and aromas. Black cherry, licorice, cherry cola, chocolate and ripe plum with some sweet caramel oak notes. A vibrant wine in the mouth, quite chewy and textural. Additional cabernet franc used in the blend comes through in this wine in the initial impression and mid palate flavors. Good length and overall balance lead one to believe this wine can age

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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