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2010 Crocker & Starr Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley
Press and Tasting Notes
Dense ruby-colored with notes of flowers, menthol, red and black currants, and a hint of blueberries. This elegant, medium-bodied Cabernet Franc can be enjoyed now and over the next 7-8 years.
Cabernet Franc, a black-skinned grape, is grown throughout the world with France being the largest grower. It has medium fruit and body with elevated tannins and acids and is usually moderate in alcohol. In Bordeaux, Cabernet Franc is typically blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot - most famously on the right bank. In France’s Loire ... Read More »
The largest domestic wine growing region in the United States is by far California. California wines took international recognition in the 1976 competition known as "The Judgement Of Paris." In this famous blind tasting, California wines were pu ... Read More »