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AmpeleiaAmpeleia IGT Costa Toscana
Cabernet Franc from Tuscany, Italy
100% Cabernet Franc from the Ampeleia di Sopra parcels at 450-600 meters above sea level. Vines were planted between1995 and 2004.  The grapes are fully destemmed and there is a maceration of 20 days.  Fermented in cement tanks and 5000-6000L casks. Aging is 12 months in these same vessels,...
Biodynamic
DB6280-16
Bloomer CreekCabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc from New York State, United States
The hand harvested grapes are partially destemmed, crushed and fermented with whole clusters added back in open top fermenters for two to three weeks at cellar temperature.  The juice then remains on the gross lees for 10 to 11 months in old French oak barrels.
Organic
DB5076-16
Patti, CarmeloCabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc from Mendoza, Argentina
Fermented/aged in concrete for twelve months and then moved to French oak (mostly used) for an additional year.

DB5555-15
DuriguttiCabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc from Mendoza, Argentina
The fruit is sourced primarily from Agrelo, with thirty percent of the fruit coming from La Consulta. After a cool fermentation, the wine is aged for one year in thirty percent American and seventy percent French oak. To preserve the character of the fruit, the wine is then bottled with unfined and...

DB8099-17
Andrew WillCabernet Franc "Black Label" Columbia Valley
Cabernet Franc from Washington, United States
100% Cabernet Franc from Champoux and Two Blondes vineyards. The wine spent 14 months in barrel; 986 cases produced. Tasting Notes: Herbal flavors on the nose also assert themselves on the palate. Fresh forest floor notes mingle withs plum, dark currant and huckleberry fruit, with a nice lift on...
91 WA
DB5067-16
Shinn Estate VineyardsCabernet Franc "Mojo" North Fork
Cabernet Franc from New York State, United States
Unaged Cabernet Franc, bottled 3 months after the completion of primary and malolactic fermentation: bright, fresh, and the perfect match for everything grilled.
Organic
DB6435-17
AmpeleiaCabernet Franc IGT Costa Toscana
Cabernet Franc from Tuscany, Italy
100% Cabernet Franc, this is part of Ampeleia's 'Monovarietali' project, highlighting single varieties and single vineyards who special characteristics precluded them from blending in other wines. The grapes are sourced from a single parcel called "Vigna all'Asina," This vineyard sits at 500 meters...
Biodynamic
DB6276-18
Garage WineCabernet Franc Pirque #80
Cabernet Franc from Maipo, Chile
The vines, planted in the 1980's, are grown in the Pirque Vineyard in the Maipo at 700m elevation. An ancient riverbed lies beneath the vineyard, and the particular soild here give the Cabernet Franc gives the wine flavors of blue fruit and mint. Fermented naturally with manual punch-downs;...
94 WA, 93 VMOrganic
DB7798-16
Bloomer CreekCabernet Franc Vin d'Ete
Cabernet Franc from New York State, United States
2018 was a tough season to ripen grapes in the Finger Lakes. In midsummer there was rainfall of ten inches in an hour and the rain kept falling through harvest. There was an abundance of sour rot throughout the region's vineyards. In circumstances that do not allow the production of cellar worthy...
Organic
DB5046-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Clos Guillot
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Close to the town of Chinon, Clos Guillot is a hillside vineyard with S-SW exposure, near the top of the hill, with clay soils rich in yellow tuffeau (the soft local limestone) and iron. The vines were planted between 1993 and 2000 and are certified organic like all of the...
Organic
DB8968-16
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Croix Boissée
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Croix Boissée is in Cravant, near the winery, on a south-exposed slope overlooking the Vienne. The Baudry plots total 3.1 hectares of low-yielding vines, ranging from 15 to 40 years old, on clay soils rich in white tuffeau (soft limestone) and iron. They are certified organic...
Organic
DB0378-16
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Barnabés
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Les Barnabés stands apart from Raffault's other main sites, Les Picasses and Les Peuilles, still in the Véron region but far to the west and downhill on a plain of alluvial soils near the Loire River. The sandy, gravelly site yields a lighter style of Cabernet Franc more...
Organic
DB0605-17
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Les Granges
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc.. The Granges vines are an 8-hectare alluvial site along the Vienne River in Cravant, very near the winery, planted in 1985 and 1988 and farmed organically like the rest of the estate. The soil is all sand and pebbles, with little to no clay, so it drains well and yields a light...

DB8967-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Les Grézeaux
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
SOLD OUT FOR THE VINTAGE. 100% Cabernet Franc. The Grézeaux vines are the Baudry’s oldest at around 50 years and were the very first part of the estate in 1975. They lie on a flat, sandy site near the Vienne River in Cravant, very near the winery and the Les Granges vineyard. The key difference...
Organic
DB0306-17
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Peuilles
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Like the more renowned Les Picasses, Les Peuilles is a lieu-dit close to the village of Beaumont-En-Véron, but it is to the south of town, closer to the Vienne river. It is a plateau rather than a hillside and features soils of clay and flint rather than limestone. The fruit is...
Organic
DB2973-16
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Picasses
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
ONLY IN 375ml. 100% Cabernet Franc. Les Picasses is the most famous Chinon lieu-dit, close to the village of Beaumont-En-Véron on the north bank of the Vienne River. It is a slope with full southern exposure and chalky clay-limestone soils, the combination resulting in fully ripened, structured...
Organic
DB8974-13
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Picasses
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Les Picasses is the most famous Chinon lieu-dit, close to the village of Beaumont-En-Véron on the north bank of the Vienne River. It is a slope with full southern exposure and chalky clay-limestone soils, the combination resulting in fully ripened, structured wines. Raffault's...
Organic
DB8974-14
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Rosé
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. The fruit for the rosé comes from several estate parcels on two different terroirs: the higher plateau with flinty clay soiils and valley/river level with sandy gravel soils. The vines are on the younger side, averaging 20 years old, and are farmed organically. The grapes are...
Organic
DB0431-18
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Rosé
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Direct-press rosé from estate vines on sandy, gravelly soils along the Vienne River. Fermented with native yeasts and aged in stainless steel with no ML. Snappy, fresh, herbal and berry-flavored.  
90 VMOrganic
DB8976-18
Raffault, Domaine OlgaDomaine Chinon
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. 2017 is the first vintage of the "Domaine Chinon" bottling. It is a combination of Raffault estate and some purchased fruit, a first for Raffault, born of the devastating vintage conditions. It is made from similar sites and in a similar style as their Barnabés Chinon: meant to...
Organic
DB5912-17
BebameEl Dorado County Red
Cabernet Franc from California, United States
Half open-bin, half tank fermentation with manual punchdowns once or twice a day. Nothing added or subtracted in the process. The wine is blended and aged in stainless steel and bottled in between February and April of the following year. 96% Cabernet Franc, 4% Gamay. 900 cases produced.
Sustainable
DB9116-15
Forgues, ValérieGlasting VDF
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
85% Cabernet Franc/15% Pineau d'Aunis. Valérie Forgue's are planted on clay-limestone soils in the heart of the Cher valley of the Touraine region in the Loire Valley. She farms them organically (soon to be certified) and harvests them by hand. 2017 is the first vintage of the Glasting rosé, which...
Organic
DB5415-17
Andrew WillInvoluntary Commitment
Cabernet Franc from Washington, United States
52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Cabernet Franc, 21% Merlot from Two Blondes and Champoux vineyards, aged 11 months in neutral French oak.

DB6112-17
PépièreLa Pépiè Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Only three of Pépière's 43 certifed-organic hectares of vines are planted to black grapes: Côt and Cabernet Franc (known locally as Breton). They are in the 10-hectare "home" vineyard in Clisson, where the rocky, granite-rich soils yield top-tier Melon de Bourgogne; the black...
Organic
DB0545-18
BellivièreLes Arches Castor
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
70% Cabernet Franc/30% Cabernet Sauvignon.  In order to face the challenges of multiple frost-afflicted vintages in the Coteaux du Loir, the Nicolas family has expanded their cellar and begun a new line of négoce wines under the "Les Arches de Bellivière" label in the 2016 vintage. From a like-...
Biodynamic
DB8842-17
Vins ContésPow Blop Wizz
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
70% Cabernet Franc/30% Côt. Organic pet-nat. The blend varies from vintage to vintage. SOLD OUT FOR THE VINTAGE
Organic
DB0436-18
RansomRed Blend "Reds" Rogue Valley
Cabernet Franc from Oregon, United States
43% Cabernet Franc, 26% Tempranillo, 16% Grenache, 11% Malbec and 4% Dolcetto, 100% destemmed. Aged for 16 months in two year old French oak barrels. 

DB1781-16
FilliatreauSaumur Château Fouquet
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Paul Filliatreau bought 6.5 hectares in the lieu-dit of Château Fouquet in the village of Brézé, 10 kilometers east of Saumur and only 100 meters outside of the Saumur-Champigny appellation. Parts of it had been abandoned, and Paul began replanting with massale cuttings from...
Biodynamic
DB0016-17
FilliatreauSaumur-Champigny
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. From vines on clay-limestone soils in many different parcels, averaging 30 years old. The fruit is mostly hand-harvested, sorted in the cellar and fermented in stainless steel tank with natural yeasts, temperature control and a 10-to-14-day maceration. This entry-level Saumur-...
Organic
DB6200-17
FilliatreauSaumur-Champigny La Grande Vignolle Non-Filtré
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. The six-hectare Grande Vignolle lieu-dit sits on a chalk cliff on calcareous clay soils, set back from the Loire River on a high plateau. The vines are 35-40 years old and lie at the northern limit of the Saumur-Champigny appellation. The fruit is hand-harvested, destemmed and...
Organic
DB0017-17