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Bourgueil "Franc de Pied", Pierre Breton - 2015

Item # 12929 750mL
$34.96/ Single Bottle
$419.52 $377.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Cabernet Franc from ungrafted vines. This red wine is full of raw, pure, clean red fruit flavors. Very pretty with a floral perfume and fresh berries and minerals on the finish.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

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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