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Wine By Grape Variety | Cabernet Franc

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The Cabernet Franc grape is a black-skinned grape variety from France that is popular in Bordeaux, where it is renowned for its inclusion in some of the best red Bordeaux blends. It is particularly popular in the Libournais on the ‘Right-Bank’ of the Dordogne where it thrives at prestigious chateaux like Cheval Blanc and Ausone.

Away from Bordeaux the Cabernet Franc grape thrives in the cool, inland climate of the Loire Valley, particularly the towns of Chinon, Bourgueil and Saumur-Champigny where the wines are prized for their ripe berry and spice elements.

Outside of France the Cabernet Franc grape variety is grown in Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the America’s. In Canada, ice-wine, is made from Cabernet Franc.

As a dry red wine Cabernet Franc tends to produce a slightly earthy style of red wine that is very aromatic and displays vegetal characters notably green bell pepper.

Synonyms: Bouchet

 

Oveja Negra Winemaker's Selection Cabernet Franc Carménère 2018

From £10.75 - per bottle
The Oveja Negra Winemaker's Selection range showcases the spirit of a black sheep;... Read More...
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Nelson Estate Rosé 2018

From £10.95 - per bottle
Delicate pretty rosé with red fruits, creamy texture, fine acidity and lingering aftertaste... Read More...
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Château des Antonins Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge 2016

From £11.50 - per bottle
The Château des Antonins Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge is a great value luncheon claret.... Read More...
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Haras de Pirque Reserva de Propiedad 2016

From £12.50 - per bottle
The Haras de Pirque Reserva de Propiedad is a red wine blend made... Read More...
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Viña Echeverría No es Pituko Cabernet Franc 2019

From £12.50 - per bottle
It ain't fancy! This Cab Franc was vinified naturally without any additions at any stage... Read More...
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Château Grand Village Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge 2013

From £13.95 - per bottle
Château Grand Village Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge is a unique wine that far exceeds... Read More...
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Château Peyrat 2014

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Château Peyrat AOC Graves Rouge is a Bordeaux red wine blend dominated by... Read More...
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Viña La Ronciere Licantén Cabernet Franc 2017

From £13.95 - per bottle
This is an elegant Cabernet Franc with notes of cherries, violets and cinnamon... Read More...
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Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé 2019

From £14.50 - per bottle
A unique Cabernet Franc Rosé from one of South Africa's finest estates... Read More...
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Agripunica Montessu Isola dei Nuraghi IGT 2016

From £16.00 - per bottle
The Agripunica Montessu Isola dei Nuraghi IGT is a Sardinian red wine blend... Read More...
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Sauska Cuvée 13 2016

From £16.50 - per bottle
The Sauska Cuvée 13 is a dynamic red wine blend of Cabernet Franc,... Read More...
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Château Saint Aubin Cru Bourgeois 2014

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Château Saint-Aubin is a red wine from the Médoc. The vineyards are planted... Read More...
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Bodega Norton Altura Cabernet Franc 2017

From £17.75 - per bottle
Award winning Cabernet Franc from high altitude vineyards in the Uco Valley... Read More...
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Buitenverwachting Christine 2013

From £18.75 - per bottle
Buitenverwachting owner, Lars Maack, honours his mother, Christine, with this flagship Bordeaux-styled red... Read More...
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Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2016

From £18.95 - per bottle
The Mulderbosch Faithful Hound is a classic multiple red Bordeaux blend containing Cabernet... Read More...
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Zorzal Eggo Franco Cabernet Franc 2018

From £18.95 - per bottle
A fleshy and mineral example of Cabernet Franc with distinct herbaceous notes... Read More...
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Constantia Glen THREE 2016

From £20.00 - per bottle
A red blend of the three most revered Bordeaux grape varieties - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc Read More...
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Brash Higgins FRNC Cabernet Franc 2018

From £20.95 - per bottle
FRNC is a complex and age worthy red, yet is a breeze to drink... Read More...
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Anthonij Rupert OPTIMA 2015

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A brilliant red Bordeaux blend with a label not too dissimilar to a famous French 1st Growth... Read More...
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Le Mortelle Botrosecco 2015

From £21.50 - per bottle
Le Mortelle Botrosecco is a red wine made from a blend of Cabernet... Read More...
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Involuntary Commitment Red 2017

From £21.95 - per bottle
Involuntary Commitment is a new side project by the team at Andrew Will... Read More...
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Château de Lamarque Haut Médoc 2015

From £22.75 - per bottle
Château de Lamarque has recently undergone huge investment and this, allied to natural... Read More...
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Château Barrail du Blanc Saint Émilion Grand Cru 2015

From £22.95 - per bottle
Château Barrail du Blanc produces wines that are exceptional for their depth and... Read More...
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Tenuta Campo di Sasso Insoglio del Cinghiale IGT Toscana 2017

From £22.95 - per bottle
Great value, early maturing red wine from legendary producer Marchese Lodovico Antinori... Read More...
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Finca Decero Mini Ediciones Cabernet Franc 2016

From £22.95 - per bottle
Limited edition Cabernet Franc that displays great potential for ageing... Read More...
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Château des Antonins Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge - Magnum | 150cl

£23.95
The Château des Antonins Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge is a great value luncheon claret.... Read More...
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Bodega Norton Lote Negro 2016

From £24.00 - per bottle
A blend of Malbec and Cabernet Franc delivers intense fruit flavours and an elegant long finish... Read More...
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Delaire Graff Botmaskop 2017

From £24.50 - per bottle
A beautiful Bordeaux-style red wine blend dominated by the Cabernet Sauvignon grape... Read More...
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Tenuta Campo di Sasso Sof Rosé 2018

From £24.95 - per bottle
Outstanding Cabernet Franc - Syrah Rosé presented in a satin finished amphora shape bottle... Read More...
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Haras de Pirque Galantas Gran Reserva 2016

From £24.95 - per bottle
Haras de Pirque "Galantas" Gran Reserva represents the perfect expression of the Cabernet... Read More...
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Querciabella Turpino 2010

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Querciabella's Turpino is a ‘mosaic’ of Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot that marries... Read More...
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Guinaudeau G'Acte 5 Bordeaux Supérieur 2013

From £25.75 - per bottle
Guinaudeau G' Acte 5 is the fifth vintage from Guinaudeau Vignerons and is... Read More...
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Tenuta di Trinoro Le Cupole 2014

From £29.95 - per bottle
The second label of Tenuta di Trinoro, Le Cupole was first produced in... Read More...
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House of Morandé 2010

From £29.95 - per bottle
The House of Morandé is an award winning Bordeaux style red wine blend... Read More...
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Domaine de Cigalus 'Cigalus' Rouge 2017

From £29.95 - per bottle
Gérard Bertrand lives on this Domaine surrounded by the vineyards and is where... Read More...
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Château Bourgneuf 2014

From £31.50 - per bottle
Bourgneuf is a lovely vineyard that has been owned by the Vayron family... Read More...
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L'Hospitalet de Gazin 2013

From £31.95 - per bottle
L’Hospitalet de Gazin, the second wine of Château Gazin, has been produced since... Read More...
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Ca' del Bosco Corte del Lupo Rosso 2016

From £32.00 - per bottle
Ca' del Bosco Corte del Lupo Rosso is a red grape blend of... Read More...
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Querciabella Turpino 2015

From £33.50 - per bottle
Querciabella's Turpino is a ‘mosaic’ of Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot that marries... Read More...
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Château La Grave à Pomerol 2014

From £33.95 - per bottle
A lovely estate situated on the western side of the plateau of Pomerol,... Read More...
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