Cabernet Franc love

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  • Or a Chinon, again from the Loire, made from Cabernet Franc, which produces a light, red wine replete with raspberry notes.

    The Catch of the Day

  • A light, delicate wine made from Cabernet Franc, Mr. Finch says that in addition to being a "steal," its "packaging is great."

    Thinking Pink for Valentine's

  • Over the years, it became clear that Cabernet Franc could stand on its own as a varietal wine.

    Brad Haskel: The Massoud Family & Paumanok Vineyard: Leading Vintners of Long Island's North Fork

  • This wine was made from Cabernet Franc grapes and was a lovely salmon pink in color.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Riesling, and Viognier can all be found in bottles from the Veneto.

    It's Carnival--Time for Wine from the Veneto

  • I'll be on the lookout for that Cabernet Franc - a great price for anything from Lageder, to be sure!

    Pinot Bianco from the Alto Adige

  • A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, and the rest Cabernet Franc, this effort has a dense saturated purple color, a singular/distinctive yet possibly controversial aromatic smorgasbord existing of crème de cassis, vanilla, and violets, but also tape-nade and tree bark.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and the balance primarily Merlot with a touch of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, it reveals a sweetness on the palate that is atypical for such a young Latour.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The meticulous Frédéric Engerer told me that yields were a measly 23–24 hectoliters per hectare, and the final blend was 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, and dollops of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • A candidate for wine of the vintage, the gorgeous 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch 93% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot boasts an inky purple color as well as a sumptuous perfume of violets, blackberries, blueberries, and coffee offered in a medium to full– bodied, supple-textured, accessible style.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

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