This wine a component in the Bordeaux wine tradition does stand out on it’s own. Like Malbec is not just a blending grape anymore it is also a bonafine varietal that deserves focus.
This wine from the Val de Loire is a beautiful wine and it is an expression in earth and earthiness. This wine is bold in notes of Porcini mushroom, moisten earth after rain and subtle fruit notes of cherry and plum. Low in alcohol –12% and high acid make for a splendid wine with food or on it’s own.
I love Cabernet Franc because it’s signature is it’s own—and cannot be mistaken for a Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Pinot Noir.
I give this wine an 8.9 out of 10 points.
I found this wine at Bi-Rite Market in SF for $10.99 bottle
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