Experience classic Californian Cabernet Franc with Portraits of America's 'A.V.A. Lodi', offering broad, rich and brooding flavours of dark fruit. An ideal food wine, its versatile flavour pairs well with vegetarian dishes, poultry, game meats, and beef. For the perfect pairing, try it with grilled eggplant, tomato-based dishes, or dishes containing green peppers, cabbage, herbs, and more.
|Grape||85% Cabernet Franc, 15% Merlot, Red Blend|
|Style||Dry, Red, Medium Bodied, Rich, Herbaceous, Black Fruit, Food Friendly|
About the Producer
Boutinot has been partnering with California growers for more than a decade, carefully selecting and blending unique wines from vintage to vintage. This includes sourcing from older vineyards and specific locations. The current portfolio of wines contains some tremendous value from from the warm region of Lodi in Central California. Winemaker Samantha Bailey leverages her decades of experience to craft the finest wines that California has to offer.
Vineyard and Winery
Made predominantly from Old Vine Cabernet Franc (85%), the balance being a harmonious blob of Merlot. The grapes are harvested from 'old vines' (45 years) sourced from the single biggest Cabernet Franc vineyard in the world located in Lodi, Central California. The wine has spent just two months on oak to enable the true flavours and characters of the Cabernet Franc to shine through.
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