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CEV Cab Franc 2002

CEV Select Late Harvest Cab Franc 2002 Wine Details
Price: $19.95 per bottle

Description: Burst of berry fruit up front, followed by layers of honey and overripe Delicious apple, lengthy, honeyed finish. Matches well with Stilton cheese, cherry soufflé, chocolate cheesecake, or sipped on its own.

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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