cabernet franc

Wine Varietal Feature: Cabernet Franc



Cabernet Franc has been one of my favorite varietals from the get go. Its particular and trademark bell pepper and bramble flavors had me at "hello". Cabernet Franc is the parent to Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon amongst many other varietals including Carmenere and the elusive Spanish Hondarribi Beltza. Its origins can be traced to the Southwest of France in the...