CABERNET FRANC

    A Tour of French Wine Regions via Perseus Winery

    Can you match the French wine region with the following grape varieties? Region:  Bordeaux, Alsace, Rhone Valley Variety:  Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah If you can’t figure it out, scroll to the bottom of this article for the answer.  Assuming you gues...

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    Chateau Jean Faux Sainte-Ragonde Bordeaux Superieur 2009 - The Real Thing

    Truly a tasty wine. 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc from Bordeaux, France. SRP of $30 and purchased for $17.99. 4,000 cases produced. Imported by Signature Jeffrey M. Davies Selections. From the bottle: "Pascal Collotte's south facing hillside vineyard sits across the Do...

    14 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      The Wit Is Out - - 7 readers - I received this as a Christmas gift in 2013 (yeah I know – what took me so long?) and has a delectable blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Merlot & Sangiovese grape varietals ...

      Il Fauno Di Arcanum, IGT, Toscana, Italy, 2008, 14% abv

      winellama - - 5 readers - Oh happy day – a Supertuscan wine from the Castelnuovo Beradenga region of Chianti Classico that has been declassified to IGT status because it’s a blend of 62 Merlot, 23 Cab Sauvignon, 8 Cab Franc, 6 Sangiovese and 1% Petit V...

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      Chateau Jean Faux Sainte-Ragonde Bordeaux Superieur 2009 - The Real Thing

      …Truly a tasty wine. 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc from Bordeaux, France. SRP of $30 and purchased for $17.99. 4,000 cases produced. Imported by Signature Jeffrey M. Davies Selections. From the bottle: "Pascal Collotte's south facing hillside vineyard sits across the Dordogne River from Castillon-La-Bataille. It is planted in clay…

      14 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Passing Through Paso

      … from all estate grown grapes.  “It was full and smooth and nothing short of divine.” Brian’s favorite was  Adelaida's 2010 Cabernet Franc from Viking Estate Vineyard..  Tasting Pour agrees.  The Cab Collective tasting event was the last of a wine filled day and Tasting Pour was disappointed to lack the stamina required to taste all…

      2 readers - By Tasting Pour

      Il Fauno Di Arcanum, IGT, Toscana, Italy, 2008, 14% abv

      … Oh happy day – a Supertuscan wine from the Castelnuovo Beradenga region of Chianti Classico that has been declassified to IGT status because it’s a blend of 62 Merlot, 23 Cab Sauvignon, 8 Cab Franc, 6 Sangiovese and 1% Petit Verdot. This wine is clear and bright, deep ruby with legs.  The nose is clean and youthful with medium plus intensity…

      5 readers - By winellama

      Tess and Barb – Episode #306

      … In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews wine he purchased via Underground Cellar. Underground Cellar is an online wine service that offers deals with a time limit. The deal is one price that is equivalent to the least expensive wine in the deal with the chance of scoring an upgrade to a higher priced wine. Wines reviewed are the Non…

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      When the Dust turns to Silk – 2011 Rutherford Cabernets

      … It was a beautiful summer’s day, when we all gathered to taste the 2011 Rutherford Cabernets, at Francis Ford Coppola’s Inglenook Winery. I need to immediately segue into the late 1990s. I was sitting on a panel for the American Wine Society in Cleveland, Ohio, I believe it was. I was invited to talk about […] The post When the Dust turns to Silk – 2011 Rutherford Cabernets appeared first on Wine Blog. …

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      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      … I received this as a Christmas gift in 2013 (yeah I know – what took me so long?) and has a delectable blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Merlot & Sangiovese grape varietals from Sonoma County (56%), Joaquin County (23%) and Napa County (21%) which yielded a deep garnet color with an alcohol…

      7 readers - By The Wit Is Out

      A Tour of French Wine Regions via Perseus Winery

      … picked up a whiff of flowers.  After 6hrs, the wine had a more meaty nose together with capsicum and/or cedar notes.  I checked the bottle and although it is listed as Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, it also has 10% Cabernet Franc.  I was wondering where that cedary scent came from until I checked the bottle notes.  The wine is dry, but not puckering…

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      Date Night Wines ~ Cornerstone Cellars Rosé of Syrah and Cabernet Franc

      … a of a garden in Provence and its high acidity and palate profile of tart berries, spice, and citrus led to a long, clean finish.  Lovely with any dish, this seductive rosé may prompt you to propose a trip to France…for your next date night!  Cost is $25. *2011 Cornerstone Napa Valley Cabernet Franc (Black Label Stepping Stone Cuvee) (sample…

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      Raats Red Jasper, Stellenbosch, South Africa

      … Grapes 81% Cabernet Franc, 13% Malbec, 2% Cabernet, 2% Petit Verdot, 2% Merlot   Facts Cabernet Franc happens to be one of my favorite grapes. Unfortunately, good Cab Franc is rarely cheap, and cheap Cab Franc is rarely good. Somehow, Raats seem to have both of these bases covered. South Africa might be onto something here…

      1 readers - By Jacksonville Wine Guide

      The Wine Label

      … The back label of wine bottles can be valuable real estate. Unfortunately, this area is often overlooked. I recently opened an old favorite from my cellar, the Millbrook Cabernet Franc. Nearly 6 years ago, I tried my first New York wine, a Millbrook Pinot Noir. Ironically, I was staying at the W Times Square and decided to stay in and order room…

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      Opus One: The Evolution of an Icon Pt. 2

      … Rick Bakas When I told some friends I was going to visit Opus One on my birthday they scoffed. “Ooooh, GOD! They are sooo pretentious there!” they said. “Don’t forget to kiss the ring on the way in”. I brought my Mom and Mrs. B along for the ride because, hey, it was my birthday. Not sure…

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