Cabernet Franc is considered a a component of a classic Red Bordeaux blend being found in all red wine producing appellations of the region, reaching its peak in the best wines of Saint Emilion and Pomerol where it is prized more then its cousin Cabernet Sauvignon. It does, however, make very interesting wines when it is the sole variety and the region most famous for this is the Loire where is makes Chinon, Bourgeuil, Saumur Champigny and other worthy reds. The wines are known for their high fragrance which has leafy, tobacco notes as well as black and red fruits, and some spice.
- Chateau Altimar 2016 Lalande de Pomerol 'Solemnis'£26.99 As low as £24.83Lalande de Pomerol is an adjoining region to Pomerol itself. Chateau Altimar makes this cuvee 'Solemnis' from their... Learn More