Category Archives: Cabernet Franc

Domaine Charles Joguet Chinon Cuvee Terroir 2010

$21.99 Chinon, France PLCB Code# 48134Sleek and racy, with a delicious core of red currant, cherry and blackberry fruit, lined with graphite, sweet tapenade and savory notes. A stony element is imbedded in the long finish. Best from 2014 through … Continue reading

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Domaine de Pallus Le Pensees de Pallus 2009

$24.99 Chinon, France PLCB Code# 46006 Concentrated, with black currant, fig and crushed cherry fruit, but also racy, with a mouthwatering iron note cutting through this, backed by lively tobacco, juniper and olive notes on the finish. Drink now through … Continue reading

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Tenuta dei Pianali Coronato Bolgheri 2006

   $34.99 Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code #32379 Offers beautiful blackberry and currant, with hints of toasty oak. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long finish. Polished and silky-textured. A very pretty young wine. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, … Continue reading

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Vina la Reserva de Caliboro Erasmo 2006

$12.99 Maule Valley, Chile Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code #32533 Slightly rustic in feel, but shows good character, with edgy currant, blackberry and tobacco notes laced with an olive hint. Dark and loamy on the broad finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and … Continue reading

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Caves des Vignerons de Saumur Saumur Champigny Les Villaises 2009

Caves des Vignerons de Saumur  Saumur Champigny Les Villaises 2009  $12.99 Saumur, Loire Valley, France PLCB Code #18589 Fresh and very pure, this delivers a delicious beam of raspberry and cherry fruit, backed by subtle spice and mineral notes. Long, … Continue reading

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Chateau Brassac Bordeaux Superieur 2009

Chateau Brassac Bordeaux Superieur 2009                         $11.99 Bordeaux, France PLCB Code# 1866 Takes time to open. Dark red fruits. Short and lacks concentration. Drink urgently. 84 Points Weinstein on … Continue reading

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Anderson’s Conn Valley Right Bank 2006

$64.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code #14516 The 2006 Right Bank, a blend of 60% Cabernet Franc and 40% Merlot, has sweet notes of bouquet garni intermixed with roasted coffee, chocolate, black cherry, and black currant. The wine is deep, … Continue reading

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