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Quaking Hills Cabernet Franc -

Quaking Hills Cabernet Franc - Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: A rich wine with hints of allspice, cinnamon, and black pepper. Normally this grape is used as a blender with Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot to enhance body and color but our Cabernet Franc is full flavored enough to warrant its own bottling.

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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