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Red Star

Red Star Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: Red Star is the latest star in the Veritas galaxy of wines. A delicate blend of Cabernet Franc and Chambourcin, this deep red, full-bodied table wine has the aromas of soft red fruits with a hint of toasty oak. The texture of the wine is soft and comforting; a comfort wine for comfort food—anything from cheesy pasta—Fettucini Alfredo, to bangers and mash. You’ll love it.

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.
A french-american hybrid used to make red wines with fruity flavors and some herbaceousness. Grown in the cooler regions of Eastern U.S. and Canada. Decreasing acreages also found in Europe; due to stringent European Union rules these varieties cannot be blended with traditional varieties.


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