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Alexander Valley Cabernet Franc

Alexander Valley Cabernet Franc Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: Deep ruby red color with aromas of nice spicy fruit, brambly, blackberry, hint, tobacco leaf, earthy. This is a full bodied Cabernet Franc from warmest part of Alexander Valley, blackberry, and cherry, mocha, spice, well balanced tannins and long finish

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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