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Deligeroy "La Petite Marquise" Crémant de Loire Brut Rosé Top Pick!
Deligeroy "La Petite Marquise" Crémant de Loire Brut Rosé

Wine Enthusiast: "This pale rosé sparkling wine is brightly crisp. With its attractive red currants and berryies cut with intense acidity, this young, tense and fruity wine is ready to drink. (RV)" (05/2018) K&L Notes: A wine with tiny, long-lasting bubbles, Deligeroy's Crémant de Loire Rosé is a lovely gleaming pink color with a delicate, nervy nose and aromas of fresh red fruit. It's lively on the attack and has enticing aromatic intensity and brightness. Well balanced in the mouth, this sparkler is enhanced by a fresh but subtle finish. The wine is ...Read More » 


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2016 Le Paradis Chinon

Made from Cabernet Franc grapes grown on a clay-limestone hillside, this fruity and aromatic wine drinks wonderfully, even when the wine is very young. The Cabernet Franc grapes are completely de-stemmed and vatted for 12-18 days, depending on the year, and are fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats.


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2017 Domaine les Pins "Les Rochettes" Bourgueil Rosé (Previously $13) Top Pick!
2017 Domaine les Pins "Les Rochettes" Bourgueil Rosé (Previously $13)

Wine Enthusiast: "Made from Cabernet Franc, this rich, textured and structured wine is full and rounded. It has perfumed flavors, a touch of caramel and plenty of balanced acidity. (RV)" (09/2018) Wine Spectator: "This sports a fresh and open-knit profile of white cherry and strawberry core flavors, with a light mineral edge adding cut on the finish. (JM)" (06/2018) K&L Notes: Domaine les Pins sits in the heart of Bourgueil. It is an area that is lately garnering attention for the quality of their Cabernet Franc-based red wines. There is also a more ...Read More » 


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2015 Domaine Les Pins Bourgueil Vieilles Vignes

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "This is a perfumed and concentrated wine, with firm tannins softening into the ripe black fruits. The structure will allow the wine to age further and deepen in texture, although for its fruit it could be drunk immediately. Enjoy now or from 2021. *Cellar Selection* (RV) " (05/2018) K&L Notes: The cultivation of this vineyard in this region likely goes back to Roman times. But it was at the Abbey of Bourgueil, founded at the end of the first millennium, that the vineyard really developed. The Benedictine monks knew how to ma ...Read More » 


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WE 91

2015 Domaine Les Pins "Le Clos les Pins" Bourgueil

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "This perfumed wine is just mature, richly endowed with generous tannins and blackberries. It comes from vines between 30 and 40 years old, giving some concentration to the black fruit. Drink now. (RV)" (05/2018) K&L Notes: Domaine les Pins has been family run for five generations. They are a small, artisanal producer that oversees every stage of production from start to finish themselves. They have roughly 30 hectares of Cabernet Franc spread out through the Bourgueil and Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil regions. They practice sus ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 90

1986 Joel Taluau Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Vieilles Vignes

Joël Taluau is a fabulous grower in St. Nicolas de Bourgueil known for making some of the purest expressions of Cabernet Franc in the Loire, unmarred by the intrusion of oak--which he hasn't used in production since 1986. He was also the first producer in the appellation to begin domaine bottling. The Vieilles Vignes, from a single plot of Cabernet Franc planted in 1934, is prized for its power, depth and grace. This flagship wine is meant to age, and this one is really coming into its own.


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2017 Joël Taluau "Expression" Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil

Joël Taluau is a fabulous grower in St. Nicolas de Bourgueil known for making some of the purest expressions of Cabernet Franc in the Loire, which are unmarred by the intrusion of oak. He was also the first producer in the appellation to begin domaine bottling. These days, Joel makes wines with the help of his son-in-law, Thierry Foltzenlogel. Their "Expression" comes from vines up to 35 years old, planted on a hillside with clay and limestone. The terroir is perfect for a youthful expression of Cabernet Franc that's immediately drinkable and fresh, with ...Read More » 


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2016 Domaine Les Pins "Les Rochettes" Bourgueil

Wine Enthusiast: "This is the entry-level wine from this estate, spicy, full of black fruits and with light tannins. It is lightly stalky, with acidity and a mineral texture to give an edge. (RV)" (05/2018) Wine Spectator: "Charming, with pretty floral, cherry and bay leaf notes allied to silky tannins. A light pepper echo shows on the finish. (JM)" (08/2018)


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1989 Joel Taluau Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Vieilles Vignes

Joël Taluau is a fabulous grower in St-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil known for making some of the purest expressions of Cabernet Franc in the Loire. All his hand harvested cuvées are based on vine age and soil composition, and the wines are fermented and aged in stainless steel with a light fining and no filtration before bottling.


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2015 Joël Taluau Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Vieilles Vignes

The winemakers at family estate Joël Taluau say that they cultivate pleasure above all else, truly care for the soil and grapes, and make wine in a natural way. Winery note: "The vintage Vieilles Vignes comes from vines aged over 35 and up to 80 years old, planted on clay-limestone soils. These are tannic wines with aromas of very ripe red fruits: depth, complexity and elegant tannins ensure a long life. They are to consume, preferably, 4 to 5 years after their bottling and will age about ten years according to your cellar."


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2017 Bernard Baudry "Les Granges" Chinon

91-93 points Chris Kissack, Winedoctor.com: "The nose on this entry-level cuvée, sourced from sandy terroirs on the valley floor, the fruit vinified in stainless steel and treated to a maceration lasting twelve days, commences with some quite lovely black cherry fruit, laced with perfumed violet cream. The palate is supple, plush even, filled with creamed and perfumed fruit, with a lightly peppery edge to the wine's fat substance. A charming style. with some herby-sappy notes in the finish. This is due for a first part-bottling in June 2018, while the re ...Read More » 


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1996 Joël Taluau Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Vieilles Vignes

90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Impressively saturated ruby-red color. Complex aromas of black raspberry, kirsch, Valrhona chocolate, smoke and gunflint. Tactile and quite concentrated; really dense with extract. Ripe acidity gives the deep flavors lovely clarity. A real fruit essence: the wine somewhat chewy tannins and alcohol are hidden by fruit. (ST)" (12/1998) K&L Notes: Joël Taluau is a fabulous grower in St. Nicolas de Bourgueil known for making some of the purest expressions of Cabernet Franc in the Loire, unmarred by the ...Read More » 


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ST 90

2017 Aurore Dezat Sancerre Rouge

A family domaine that has been run by third-generation winemaker Aurore Dezat since 2011. She farms 9 hectares of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir in the commune of Sury-en-Vaux on limestone, pebble and flint soils.


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2017 Domaine du Petit Clocher Cabernet d'Anjou Rosé (Previously $12)

Wine Enthusiast: "Soft and medium sweet, this is a light and fruity wine. Wild strawberries and an attractive touch of acidity give a refreshing, easy aftertaste. (RV)" (09/2018)


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2016 Charles Joguet "Les Petites Roches" Chinon

From Joguet's best gravelly parcels, this is a dense wine for the appellation. Very ripe red fruits dominate the aroma, and already one perceives some typical animal notes in this full-bodied wine. A cuvée tres gourmand with lots of vinosity that could age.


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood San Francisco

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2017 Pierres Jacques Druet "Cent Boisselées" Bourgueil

From the importer: "Pierre-Jacques Druet is a first generation winemaker having started out selling viticultural equipment and presses. Until early 2016, he had 13 hectares of vines in the Benais commune of Bourgueil as well as a small parcel in nearby Chinon. He is a fastidious and passionate vignernon who has been producing top quality wines for a quarter of a century. Widely regarded as one of the region’s top producers, his wines (which are known for their longevity) can be found on France’s best wine lists because their balance and structure lend th ...Read More » 


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2016 Domaine du Petit Clocher Anjou Rouge

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "The Anjou Villages appellation is warm enough to ripen both versions of Cabernet, Franc and Sauvignon. This rich while balanced wine is good proof of that with its ripe black fruits and acidity. It wouldn't be Loire without the smoky, lightly stalky backdrop that will allow the wine to age. (RV)" (09/2018) K&L Notes: From the domaine: "Our domaine is the work of four successive generations at Cléré Sur Layon. Whilst understanding how to evolve and keep up to date, the estate has grown from 5 to 80 hectares over 50 years. We ...Read More » 


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WE 90

2017 Domaine du Petit Clocher Rosé de Loire (Previously $12)

Wine Enthusiast: "Soft and medium sweet, this is a light and fruity wine. Wild strawberries and an attractive touch of acidity give a refreshing, easy aftertaste. (RV)" (09/2018)


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2016 Catena Appellation Cabernet Franc San Carlos

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The Appellation range keeps growing, and the new name this time is the 2016 Appellation San Carlos Cabernet Franc, produced with grapes from the most fashionable red variety at the moment. It is from 20-year-old vines in El Cepillo, one of the cooler places of San Carlos in Valle de Uco. Furthermore, 2016 was a particularly cool year, so the wine is really a "cool climate" example. It matured in French oak barrels for one year before bottling. It has tons of black pepper aromas and flavors, balsamic and with perf ...Read More » 


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RP 92 VN 91

2016 Lieu Dit "Sans Soufre" Santa Maria Valley Cabernet Franc

94 points Vinous: "The 2016 Cabernet Franc Sans Soufre is one of the most impressive wines I have ever tasted from Lieu Dit. An infusion of dark fruit, lavender, mocha and spice makes a strong first impression. Deep, powerful and voluptuous, with tons of pure Cabernet Franc character, the 2016 is a pleasure bomb. The 50% whole clusters add nuance, but without being dominant. Readers who can find the 2016 should not hesitate, as it is arrestingly beautiful and impossible to resist. (AG) " (09/2017) K&L Notes: *Natural Wine*


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VN 94

2017 Lieu Dit Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Franc

91-93 points Vinous: "The 2017 Cabernet Franc is another impressive wine from Lieu Dit. The straight Franc naturally doesn't have the incredible fruit purity of the Sans Soufre bottling, but instead it has a bit more energy and overall persistence, both of which will serve the wine well, once it bounces back from the sulfur additions and bottling. (AG)" (09/2018)


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2000 Joël Taluau Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Vieilles Vignes

Joël Taluau is a fabulous grower in St. Nicolas de Bourgueil known for making some of the purest expressions of Cabernet Franc in the Loire, unmarred by the intrusion of oak--which he hasn't used in production since 1986. He was also the first producer in the appellation to begin domaine bottling. The Vieilles Vignes, from a single plot of Cabernet Franc planted in 1934, is prized for its power, depth and grace. This flagship wine is meant to age, and the large format bottle will have helped to preserve freshness.


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1993 Joël Taluau Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Vieilles Vignes

Joël Taluau is a fabulous grower in St. Nicolas de Bourgueil known for making some of the purest expressions of Cabernet Franc in the Loire, which are unmarred by the intrusion of oak. He was also the first producer in the appellation to begin domaine bottling. These days, Joel makes wines with the help of his son-in-law, Thierry Foltzenlogel.


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2015 Charles Joguet "Les Varennes du Grand Clos" Chinon

93 points Wine Spectator: "A bramble- and bay leaf—edged version, with a mix of dark cherry and red currant fruit forming the core. Light singed tobacco and a fresh chalk threads line the finish. Long and refined, showing a lovely tug of earth at the end. Drink now through 2026. (JM)" (04/2018)


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WS 93



2015 Bernard Baudry "Les Clos Guillot" Chinon

94 points John Gilman: "The 2015 Clos Guillot from the Baudry family is another absolutely outstanding example of the vintage. The wine is nicely cool for this hot growing season, coming in at a very refined 12.5 percent octane and offering up a young and absolutely stellar bouquet of sweet dark berries, a touch of chicory, cigar smoke, complex, gravelly soil tones, a bit of roasted meats and a gently floral topnote. On the palate the wine is pure, full-bodied, focused and beautifully balanced, with a superb core of fruit, excellent transparency, ripe, m ...Read More » 


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JG 94 WS 91

2014 Lang & Reed North Coast Cabernet Franc

90 points Wine Spectator: "Very tasty and complete, aromatic and complex, with aromas of spicy, mocha-accented oak, vivid dark berry and blueberry. Offers firm, integrated tannins and a nice push of flavor on the finish. (JL)" (11/2017)


Inventory: Hollywood

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WS 90

2015 Duemani "Altrovino" Toscana (Previously $45)

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "This is among the wines I most admire from winemaking duo Luca D'Attoma and Elena Celli. The 2015 Merlot Cabernet Franc Altrovino is an austere red blend made without barrique. Instead, this vintage marks the first edition in which Tuscan clay amphorae plays a role as do large cement vats. Only a small percentage of the wine (15%) is aged in terra-cotta, but the wine's personality has been noticeably changed. This unique approach allows for more fruit expression and you certainly get that loud and clear in this w ...Read More » 


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RP 91

2015 Justin "Justification" Paso Robles Cabernet Franc-Merlot

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Soft red-cherry aromas meet with dark spice on the nose of this 52% Cabernet Franc and 48% Merlot blend. Framed by firm, sticky tannins, the medium-bodied palate shows flavors of red currant, cedar and oak. (MK)" (11/2018) Wine Spectator: "Garnet in color and mature in appearance, this offers baked berry notes and flavors that are complex and supple-textured. Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Drink now through 2027. (JL)" (11/2018) K&L Notes: From the winery: "At JUSTIN®, we combine traditional Old World methods—like hand-harvest ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City

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WE 91

2017 Jacky Blot Domaine de la Butte "Pied de la Butte" Bourgueil

92 points John Gilman: "The 2017 Bourgueil 'le Pied de la Butte' from Jacky Blot is a nicely cool customer (twelve percent octane) that is intensely flavored and light on its feet. The superb bouquet jumps from the glass in a complex and very pure blend of dark berries, cherries, tree bark, cigar ash, dark soil tones, a discreet framing of cedar and a bit of upper register menthol. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, tangy and nicely soil-driven, with a very good core of fruit, ripe tannins and a long, vibrant and nascently complex fini ...Read More » 


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JG 92

2013 Domaine du Bel Air "Grand Mont" Bourgueil

From the importer: "Upon shaking Pierre’s hand for the first time, there was no mistaking that this man is close to the earth. Since 1979, this master of Cabernet Franc has farmed 18 hectares in the village of Benais—the heart of the Bourgueil AOC. With the help of his wife, Catherine, and their son, Rodolphe, who joined the domaine in 2005, they do all of the vineyard work by hand and have been certified organic since 2000. They plow the soil, maintain a cover crop between vineyard rows, use bud-pruning and green harvests to limit their yields to under ...Read More » 


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2016 Jacky Blot Domaine de la Butte "Perrieres" Bourgueil

94 points John Gilman: "The Perrières is the only bottling from Jacky Blot in Bourgueil that sees any new oak, as this wine is raised in twenty percent new casks and the balance being one and two wine barrels. These two are vines in excess of thirty years of age, hailing from one of the greatest vineyards in Bourgueil. The 2016 Perrières is outstanding, wafting from the glass in a complex and refined bouquet of sweet dark berries, woodsmoke, a touch of cigar ash, a superb base of limestone soil elements, a discreet touch of eucalyptus, a bit of meatiness ...Read More » 


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JG 94

2015 Domaine de la Petite Mairie "Butte de Tyron" Bourgueil

David Schildknecht writes: "His influential uncle and leading authority in their appellation Jean Gambier having retired, James Petit’s name is now that featured on his domaine’s labels, with “La Petite Mairie” relegated to small print as part of the estate’s address."


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2017 Domaine Les Pins "Les Rochettes" Bourgueil

A rich ruby red with notes of violets and red berry fruits, this Cabernet Franc is nicely layered on the palate with brightness running throughout and just a touch of smoke mixed in with some purple fruits. Soft waves of mineral with a nice soft tannin make this a true delight to drink. Domaine les Pins has been family run for five generations. They are a small artisanal producer that oversees every stage of production from start to finish themselves. They have roughly 30 hectares of Cabernet Franc spread out through the Bourgueil and Saint Nicolas de Bo ...Read More » 


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2016 I. Brand & Family "Bayly Vineyard" Paicines Cabernet Franc

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "Ian Brand's knack for finding unsung vineyards is brilliant, and this bottling shows why. It's very light in the glass and fresh on the nose, with aromas of smashed cranberry, raspberry, toast and peppercorns. It's juicy on the palate, with lively cherry and fennel-frond flavors. Put a chill on it and drink it down. (MK)" (07/2018) K&L Notes: After ten years of studying the history, geography, climate and geology of the Monterey Bay area through their P’tit Paysan and La Marea labels, Ian and Heather Brand started I. Brand & ...Read More » 


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WE 92

2016 Duemani "Cifra" Toscana

94 points James Suckling: "This is a beautiful Cabernet Franc with roses, dark berry and dried mushroom. Full body, very fine with a lovely finish." (08/2017) 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Tasted from vat, the 2016 Cabernet Franc CiFRA is one of the best value wines you will find in this report. This is a brooding and thick expression of the hearty Cabernet Franc grape that is piled high with all kinds of Tuscan warmth and sunshine. The wine just oozes personality and power with inky dark fruit and thick extraction. CiFRA is made with organ ...Read More » 


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JS 94 RP 92

2013 Bodegas Aleanna "Gran Enemigo" Cabernet Franc Agrelo

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The nose of the 2013 Gran Enemigo Agrelo Single Vineyard is an explosion of exotic spices and smoke, a mixture of an Argentinean asado and a Moroccan bazaar! Incense, clove, cardamom, curry and smoke. It's Cabernet Franc with 15% Malbec taken from 2.5 hectares in Catena's La Pirámide vineyard around the winery. The palate has a salty twist. This was sourced from deep clay soils. It matured in old oak foudres for 15 months. (LG)" (06/2018) 93 points Vinous: "(from deep, cold clay soil with a high mineral content ...Read More » 


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RP 96 VN 93

2016 Calcu Cabernet Franc Colchagua Valley

At Calcu, they are convinced that the next big thing in Chile is Cabernet Franc. God bless 'em if they think that Cabernet Franc will ever explode in popularity the way that Argentine Malbec recently has, or that Pinot Noir has in the past decade. Nonetheless, we love Cabernet Franc, and this one shows great varietal character with some unexpected richness as well. Calcu was one of the first Chilean wineries to obtain the Wines of Chile sustainability certification.


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2016 Clos St-Julien, St-Emilion (Pre-Arrival)

96 points Vinous: "The 2016 Clos Saint-Julien is gorgeous and also quite a bit more reserved than it was from barrel. Voluptuous and racy, with remarkable freshness, the 2016 has so much to offer. A rush of black cherry, violet, lavender and spice builds as this sensual, caressing Saint-Émilion shows off its personality. The purity of the fruit and the wine's sheer harmony both make for a fabulous drinking experience. (AG)" (01/2019) 94 points Jeb Dunnuck: "Brought in exclusively by American merchant Jeffrey Davies, the 2016 Clos Saint Julien knocks it ...Read More » 


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2015 Paradigm Napa Valley Cabernet Franc

Winemaker's notes: "Dark ruby in color with aromas of classic Cabernet Franc: Dusty blueberry and red plum. Soft light tannins with nuanced oak enhance the ripe fruit character. Medium body and length. Classic Paradigm balance. Should age well over the next 10-15 years, although quite enjoyable upon release." Paradigm produces five wines entirely from impeccable, estate-grown fruit. Winemaker Heidi Barrett has some of Napa's finest terroir with which to work. Located on the Oakville grade with immediate neighbors like Bond, Harlan, Promontory, and Domin ...Read More » 


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2015 Chappellet Napa Valley Cabernet Franc

Chappellet's benchmark Napa Valley wine, the 2015 Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, is a blend of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Petit Verdot, 4% Merlot, 3% Malbec. So where's the classic Bordeaux variety Cabernet Franc? All here: it can stand on its own in 2015.


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2014 Lagarde "Guarda" Cabernet Franc Lujan de Cuyo

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The Chinon-like 2014 Guarda Cabernet Franc had a combination of bell pepper, mint, incense and cigar box that transported me to the Loire Valley. The palate has those fine-grained, sharp tannins and very good freshness. Love it or hate it, this will surely divide people. It should age magnificently." (12/2016) K&L Notes: Produced from vines in the Pedriel sub-zone, this wine absolutely is Cabernet Franc in character, with a combination of a savory and subtly snappy green character aligned with a real richness a ...Read More » 


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RP 92

2015 Calcu Cabernet Franc Colchagua Valley

92 points James Suckling: "Crushed stones, slate, lavender and violets. Full body, grainy tannins, so much pretty blue fruit character, vibrant acidity and a subtle, mineral finish. Linear and sexy. Drink now. " (03/2018) K&L Notes: At Calcu, they are convinced that the next big thing in Chile is Cabernet Franc. God bless 'em if they think that Cabernet Franc will ever explode in popularity the way that Argentine Malbec recently has, or that Pinot Noir has in the past decade. Nonetheless, we love Cabernet Franc, and this one shows great varietal charac ...Read More » 


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JS 92

2013 Element Finger Lakes New York Cabernet Franc (Previously $40)

Wine Spectator: "Soft and charming, with pretty mulled cherry and currant fruit draped in tea and cinnamon notes. (JM, Web Only-2018)" K&L Notes: Winery notes: "This is the 'biggest' wine of the range in terms of body, but it is deftly balanced and elegant. It was fermented and aged for 36 months in neutral French puncheons which subdued the variety a bit; however, there remains a pure varietal signature showing cassis, cedar and carob chocolate aromas. The palate is 'juicy' and a touch 'leafy' with some firmer tannins, and it is structured (even minera ...Read More » 


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2017 Habit "Coquelicot Vineyard" Santa Ynez Cabernet Franc

93 points Vinous: "The 2017 Cabernet Franc Coquelicot Vineyard is another in a series of terrific Cabernet Francs from Habit and Jeff Fisher. Dark, supple and pliant, with terrific freshness, the 2017 is wonderfully complete, not to mention absolutely delicious. The 80% whole clusters are barely perceptible. (AG)" (09/2018) K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "Certified CCOF Organic. 80% whole cluster fermentation with 20% crushed, fermented in a tall steel open top fermenter, foot stomped, free run gravity fed daily, then gravity fed back over the top for a ...Read More » 


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VN 93

2016 Anderson's Conn Valley "Right Bank" Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend

94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2016 Right Bank Proprietary Red Wine is composed of 56% Cabernet Franc and 44% Merlot. Deep purple-black in color, it comes leaping out of the glass with bold blackberry, warm plums and black cherries scents complimented by hints of chargrill, tar and cedar chest. Medium to full-bodied, it fills the mouth with soft-textured black fruits, finishing on a lingering peppery note. (LPB)" (10/2018) 92 points Vinous: "The 2016 Right Bank is delicate and nicely lifted, with pretty aromatic and spice overtones to pl ...Read More » 


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RP 94 VN 92

2016 I. Brand & Family "Bates Ranch Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Franc

Winemaker Ian Brand prides himself in a few things - his 12 in. vinyl record collection and the countless miles he puts on his car scouting out the farthest reaches of California's viticultural landscape. The Bates Ranch is 45 miles south of Palo Alto, and sources top-quality Bordeaux varietals to a number of boutique wine labels in northern California.


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2015 Mt. Brave Mt. Veeder Cabernet Franc

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "This is 100% varietal and remarkably impressive, true to its grape in earthy aromas of violet and sage. The mountainous appellation contributes girth and breadth, as well as densely layered texture and grip. Around the fullness are beautiful flavors of chocolate, graham cracker and blueberry. *Cellar Selection* (VB)" (03/2019) 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Cabernet Franc Mt. Veeder gives a pretty nose of kirsch, cranberry preserves and mulberries with touches of potpourri, bak ...Read More » 


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2016 Lo-Fi "Coquelicot Vineyard" Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Franc

90 points Vinous: "The 2016 Cabernet Franc Coquelicot Vineyard is one of the most overt, powerful wines in this range. Dried cherry, smoke, tobacco, leather and menthol are all prominent. The 2016 was fermented with 100% whole clusters and spent 12 days on the skins. Today, the oak seems a bit noticeable, which is surprising given that the 2016 was aged entirely in neutral barrels. (AG)" (09/2018) K&L Notes: Lo-fi is a tecnical flaw in music (recordings with hum, distortion, etc are described as lo-fi), but winemaker Mike Roth's project is more like th ...Read More » 


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VN 90

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