What is Cabernet Franc?
Cabernet Franc is one of the major black grape varieties worldwide. It is principally grown for blending with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in the Bordeaux style, but can also be vinified alone, as in the Loire’s Chinon.
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Is Cabernet Franc a good wine?
Cabernet Franc has proven to be very robust and produces good quality wines in a range of climates. This is a clue to its diversity of tastes.
How long does Cabernet Franc last?
Cabernet Franc is the parent grape of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Carménère. In Bordeaux, Cabernet Franc is seen most often in Merlot-dominant blends from the right bank, while left-blank expressions contain more Cabernet Sauvignon. High-quality Cabernet Franc can age up to 15 years.
Is Cabernet Franc a heavy wine?
Medium Body. Think of that weight as a liquid scale, from water (light body) to heavy cream (full body) in your mouth. Cabernet Franc can range from light to full depending on its classification but is generally medium-bodied.