Franc Favorite Picks
Franc's popularity is growing by leaps and bounds as wine lovers
discover this full-bodied yet approachable style as an affordable
alternative to California Cabernet Sauvignon. Here's a look
at some of Novus Vinum's picks; a few of the wines that helped
create the Cab Franc craze.
McKnight Cabernet Franc
Terroir-driven like the finest French, this aromatic Cab is
loaded with chocolate, spice and Central Coast dust.
it with a simple, grilled steak.
Vineyards Cabernet Franc
This rose of Virginia offers a complexity of aromas and flavors:
tar and spice with violets to add something nice.
Try it with a roast venison loin.
Le Cuvier Cabernet Franc
full, frontal assault of flavors, this wine is all about the
Central Coast's finest fruit.
it with osso buco or tame some wild boar.
Schneider Vineyards Cabernet Franc
Brick red and scented with violets, this herb and berry-flavored
Franc is a wine for the romantic at heart.
it with leg of lamb and the one you love.
More robust Bordeaux than fruity Loire, this weighty wine
fills the affordable Cab void.
it with hearty lamb stew or milkfed veal.
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