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Estate Red

Estate Red Wine Details
Price: $10.99 per bottle

Description: Truly a unique dry red, made primarily from a blend of grape varieties still under test at (and developed by) Cornell's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. A small amount of Cabernet Franc was blended to add to the complexity and to round out the finish. Barrel aged with nice black pepper and berry flavors. Exceptional Value!

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Franc:
Cabernet Franc is an accessible, spicy, herbal, dark blue grape variety that is often compared to Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc tends to be softer and has less tannin than Cabernet Sauvignon, although the two can be difficult to distinguish. Sometimes the French refer to Cabernets, which could mean either of the two grapes. Its typical aromas include an herbaceous and pronounced peppery nose, even in ripe fruit, and something eerily like tobacco. The Cabernet Franc ripens at an earlier stage, which gives it reason to exist in the Bordeaux area. In the Loire, where we find it a lot, it gives a clear red fresh and fruity wine.


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