Cabernet Franc - Grape Variety

This increasingly important Bordeaux variety is now thought to have originated rather further south in Spanish Basque country (although its origins are so distant that hypotheses as to its origins are bewildering and disparate). With Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc is one of the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon. Climate change making Merlot of diminishing interest in parts of Bordeaux, plantings of Cabernet Franc are expanding in the region, its structure helping to retain focus in ever-riper clarets. It is also used to produce the red wines of Chinon and Bourgeuil in the Loire Valley.

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Old World
2004 Carruades de Lafite, Pauillac
Red | Still | 13.5%
Single Bottle
£310.00
price duty paid
Old World
2009 Carruades de Lafite, Pauillac
Red | Still | 13.5%
Case of 6 Magnums
£2,700.00
price under bond
Old World
2009 Château du Tertre, Margaux
Red | Still | 13%
Case of 12 Bottles
£402.00
price under bond
Old World
2001 Château Brane Cantenac, Margaux
Red | Still | 13%
Case of 12 Bottles
£600.00
price under bond
Old World
2000 Château Rauzan Ségla, Margaux
Red | Still | 13%
Case of 6 Bottles
£605.00
price duty paid
Old World
2005 Clos Fourtet, St Emilion
Red | Still | 14.5%
Case of 12 Bottles
£1,380.00
price under bond
Old World
2010 Château Teyssier, St Emilion
Red | Still | 15%
Case of 12 Bottles
£252.00
price under bond
Old World
2000 Château Pontet Canet, Pauillac
Red | Still | 12.5%
Case of 12 Bottles
£960.00
price under bond
Old World
2003 Château Ausone, St Emilion
Red | Still | 13.5%
Case of 6 Magnums
£13,000.00
price under bond
Old World
1996 Château Calon Ségur, St Estèphe
Red | Still | 13%
Case of 12 Bottles
£1,050.00
price under bond
Old World
1990 Château Léoville Barton, St Julien
Red | Still | 12.5%
Case of 12 Bottles
£1,500.00
price under bond
Old World
2004 Château Angélus, St Emilion
Red | Still | 13.5%
Case of 12 Bottles
£2,940.00
price under bond
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