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Red, Red Wine

Red, Red Wine Wine Details
Price: $21.98 per bottle

Description: Vintner's Reserve. This well-balanced, full-bodied wine is chewy and oaky, with hints of ripe plum. From two of the best vintages of the past decade, this Cabernet Franc aged more than 3 years in an oak barrel!

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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