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Pulenta Gran Cabernet Franc Ix 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - You might like it or not, but the nose of the 2011 Pulenta Gran Cabernet Franc XI really screams Cabernet Franc, a grape that seems to...
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Swedish Hill Cabernet Franc 750ml

One of the great red grapes of Bordeaux, our first release of Cabernet Franc offers great berry fruits in the nose with hints of vanilla and spice...

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is usually used as the higher acid, lower tannin blending grape in Bordeaux-style blends. However, Americans do produce lovely, varietally labeled Cabernet Francs from Sonoma, Long Island and the Napa Valley that are stylistically reminiscent of the wines of Chinon (a red wine appellation in the Loire Valley) and St. Emilion. Cabernet Franc is purple in color, with violets and raspberries in the nose, bright berry fruit, green pepper and a leafy, tobacco-like wood shavings undertone.