Category Archives: cabernet franc

Gimie Lilian d’Oc 2014

Domaine Moulin Gimie, Lilian, IGP Pays d’Oc, Capestang, Herault, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L07/07/17 (below capsule), a blend of cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon and merlot, coated natural cork closure, 14.5% abv, ex-producer, €21 (07/18) Other Domaine Moulin … Continue reading

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Henschke Euphonium 2015

Henschke, Euphonium, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia, 2015 This wine: lot No. L13015 (on back label), a blend of 66% syrah, 19% cabernet sauvignon, 10% merlot, and 5% cabernet franc, aged in 20% new and 80% seasoned French oak hogsheads … Continue reading

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Bouscasse Madiran 2014

Alain Brumont, Château Bouscassé, AOP Madiran, Gers, Occitanie, 2014 On AOP Madiran. This wine: lot No. not found, so a single single bottling run, a blend of tannat, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc, aged in oak barrique, 30-50% new, coated … Continue reading

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Petit-Village Pomerol 2005

Chateau Petit-Village, AOC Pomerol, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2005 On AOC Pomerol. This wine: lot No. L0105 (on back label), 2005 – dry weather conditions, a soil of red gravel, quartz and flint over a clay sub-soil, a merlot heavy … Continue reading

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Lambert Perruches Chinon 2013

Beatrice & Pascal Lambert, Domaine Lambert, Les Perruches, AOC Chinon, Indre et Loire, Centre Val de Loire, France, 2013 On AOC/AOP Chinon. This wine: lot No. none, so a single bottling run; organic, varietal cabernet france; no added yeast, 12 … Continue reading

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Lambert Marie Chinon 2012

Beatrice & Pascal Lambert, Domaine Lambert, Cuvee Marie, AOC Chinon, Indre et Loire, Centre Val de Loire, France, 2012 On AOC/AOP Chinon This red, white and rose appellation, is located along the Vienne valley, and the left banks of the … Continue reading

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Ch. Beauregard Pomerol 1998

Chateau Beauregard, AOC Pomerol, Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 1998 This wine: lot No. L1 (on front label), a merlot heavy blend, with cabernet franc, 13% abv, coated natural cork closure, tasting circle, ex-Strakers, £? (2016) Consumer tasting note: 20 year … Continue reading

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Easton Cabernet Franc USA 2011

Easton, Monarch Mine Vineyard, Cabernet Franc, Sierra (Nevada) Foothills Region, California, USA, 2011 This wine: lot No. 88080311 found without L prefix (on the bottle), varietal cabernet franc, short term wood ageing, coated natural cork closure with a dense collection … Continue reading

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Henschke Barossa 2014

Henschke, Keyneton Euphonium, Barossa, South Australia, 2010 This wine: lot No. L13014 (on back label), a blend of 45% shiraz, 36% cabernet sauvignon, 17% merlot and 2% cabernet franc; matured in 15% new and 85% seasoned (85% French and 15% … Continue reading

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Hilaire Montagne St-Emilion 2015

Comtesse Saint-Hilaire, AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion, Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2015 On AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion (MSE) The largest of the four red only and merlot heavy satellite appellations of Saint-Emilion, at a little over 1600ha [1], the others being Saint-George (which … Continue reading

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