Hosmer Cabernet Franc

Hosmer Cabernet Franc - 2018

Item # 10201 750mL
$17.99/ Single Bottle
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$215.88 $194.29/ Case of 12
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

The Finger Lakes wine region in upstate New York is home to some fine reds. This Cabernet Franc is a delicious example: full of dark berried fruits (blackberries and blueberries), it finishes fresh and lightly tannic. Works well with aged cheeses and grilled meats.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

New York

No longer is our fair state synonymous with Concord grapes and Manischewitz. New York winemakers have embraced international varieties and hit the ground running. The Hudson River Valley is home to the oldest vineyards in New York State. Lake Erie is still dominated by bulk production for grape juice, though a few small, serious wineries are beginning to crop up. Long Island’s maritime climate...

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Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal...

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