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Loire Love: Cabernet Franc from Chinon

If I had to choose one red grape from one region I loved above all others, it would most likely be Cabernet Franc from France’s Loire Valley. The wines tend to be everything I am looking for in a red: lighter style, not too boozy, and full of savory, non-fruity notes. Favorite Loire Valley Cabernet [More]

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Drunken Nights: The Wine

Cabernet Franc suffers the fate of not being Cabernet Sauvignon. It doesn’t have the reputation, familiarity, nor the sheer numbers of bottles available compared to the more famous Cabernet. Wait, what? What is this staid romance about standing up for a grape?!? Let’s get to the part where we all have lampshades on our heads! Let me [More]

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