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2018 Cabernet Franc Details

2018 Cabernet Franc

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 medium-bodied red with moderate tannin. Defined by an interplay between red fruit, dried herbs, and a peppery earthiness, balance is the name of the game with this wine. The subtle flavors slowly reveal themselves, and before you know it, you’ll be reaching for another glass. The 2018 vintage of Cabernet Franc promises to be one of our very best yet. We couldn’t be more pleased to share it with you!

Tasting Notes

classic medium-bodied red with moderate tannins. The flavor of cabernet franc wines is defined by a balance between red fruits, herbs, and peppery earthiness. Cabernet franc has medium acidity that makes it refreshingly easy to drink.

Vineyard Designation

Sams Valley

Vineyard Notes

For 100 years, our family has been devoted to Oregon agriculture. Our history reflects a pioneering spirit, indefatigable work ethic and responsible land stewardship. The distinctive climate and soil composition of our vineyard lend to the intense, complex flavors in Cliff Creek Cellars wines.

Pairings

roast chicken, pork, roasted or grilled, beef, duck, sausage, lamb, veal, hearty fish dishes, and even hard as well as soft cheese.

Awards

Silver Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Silver Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition

Wine Profile

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Vintage 2018
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Cabernet Franc
Varietal Composition 100% Cabernet Franc
Appellation Rogue Valley
Harvest Date October 2018
Aging 3 years in bottle
Barrel Aging 22 Months 85% French 15% American Oak
Ageability 10 years
Fermentation Stainless steel
Bottling Date 6/18/2020
Alcohol % 14
Size 750 ml