Collection: Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc FAQs

What is Cabernet Franc?

Cabernet Franc wines typically exhibit a range of flavors, including red fruits like raspberry and strawberry, along with herbal and floral notes such as bell pepper, violet, and sometimes tobacco or green pepper. The wine is often lighter in body compared to Cabernet Sauvignon, with moderate tannins and acidity. Originally from the Bordeaux region of France, Cabernet Franc is now grown in various wine regions globally, including France, Italy, the United States (particularly in California and the Northeast), Argentina, and others. It is known for its versatility in blends, contributing structure, aromatics, and complexity when combined with other grape varieties.

What does Cabernet Franc taste like?

Cabernet Franc wines frequently present robust herbaceous aromas, accompanied by flavors of raspberry, strawberry, and red plum, culminating in a peppery finish.