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Red Varietals

Cabernet Franc

cabernet franc is one of the major black grape varieties worldwide. it is principally grown to blend with cabernet sauvignon and merlot, however it can also stand alone. cabernet franc is lighter than cabernet sauvingon making a bright pale red wine which contributes to its finness and adds a peppery perfume to blends with more robust grapes. depending on the growing region and style of wine, additional aromas can include tobacco, raspberry and violets.