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Trefethen Family Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Franc

A potpourri of fragrant varietal scents offers a perfect balance of fresh cherry and raspberry accompanied by toasted herbs, tobacco and hints of oak. On the medium-bodied palate, the wine’s lively red fruit flavors are brightened by crisp acidity and bolstered by firm, but supple tannins, culminating in a long finish.

 Producer Trefethen Family Vineyards
 Region Napa Valley
 Country United States
 Varietals Cabernet Franc
 Alcohol 13.8% alc/vol
 Vintage 2011

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Varietal Facts

Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Cabernet Franc | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Cabernet Franc

An introductory guide to “the other Cab” — Cabernet Franc. Everything you need to know about the wine varietal including flavour, food pairings,...
Try a Cabernet Franc wine if you like Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.   Overview of the Cabernet Franc wine varietal A medium bodied wine with great structure and aromatics. Fresh tasting red and black fruit with hints of peppers and cherry pipe tobacco.   Why we like the Cabernet Franc varietal, grape...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 301: Cabernet Franc | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 301: Cabernet Franc

Now that you’ve read the introductory guide to the Cabernet Franc wine varietal, it’s time to dig deeper into the Vitus vinifera grape variety.
Click Here for the Introductory Guide to Cabernet Franc   Cabernet Franc (Vitis vinifera var ‘Cabernet Franc’) The Vitus vinifera Cabernet Franc is what many people Calle “the other Cab,” in reference to the more popular Cabernet Sauvignon. It is pronouced CAB-er-nay FRONK.   Experience / Tasting...

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About the Producer

Trefethen Family Vineyards
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Trefethen Family Vineyards

Napa, California, United States Napa, California, United States

It was never clear how this adventure was going to turn out. In the late 60’s when my family started to grow wine grapes in Napa Valley, there was no one to show them the way. There was plenty of advice, to be sure, but in truth no one had started a successful Napa vineyard since Prohibition. They...

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