Cabernet Franc

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Well represented in the Saint-Emilion region of Bordeaux with characteristics that are less accentuated tannins than its cousin, the Cabernet Sauvignon. However, it has more aromas (violets, raspberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, licorice,…). Also known as the “Bouchy” in the region of Madiran and “Breton” in the Loire, it is a semi-late harvest grape.

Colour: Dark

Frequency: Well planted around the world.

Synonymes: Bouchy (Madiran), Breton (Loire)

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Maturity: 3rd period

Sensitivity to diseases: Odium, Mildew

Area(s) Cultivated: Internationally (Bordeaux, Loire, USA, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,…)

Where  (map) : France (Bordeaux, Loire), Italy, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Chili, Brazil, Mexico, Morocco

Type of Wines [ Profile ] : Very fruity with aromas of dark cherries, raspberries, violets, black pepper…

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